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Intriguing, unique, earthy tones! This piece makes a statement and leaves a lasting impression.
Intriguing, unique, earthy tones! This piece makes a statement and leaves a lasting impression. Adorn yourself in this beautifully handcrafted necklace and be sure to share the stories about their meanings. You can also wear it as a bracelet by simply wrapping it around your wrist a few times.
This beauty measures approximately 14" in length and is 1/4" wide. The cream and bone colors are an amazing contrast to the dark and light browns. Different patterns create the final piece and each piece represents something special. A portion is multidimensional giving a visual that draws you in.
Meaning of Patterns
The section that has three African triangle points represent father, mother, and child. A triangle pointing down stands for an unmarried woman, and pointing up an unmarried man. Two triangles joined at the point (hourglass shape) represents a married man. Two triangles joined at the base (diamond shape) stands for a married woman.
The section with spiraling diamonds in African culture represents the feminine and the shields of Shaka.
In some instances of African culture, zigzag lines refer to the often-difficult path of our ancestors.
Another section represent "Divinity of Earth Mother," surrounded by combs. The three teeth of the wooden comb, which symbolizes beauty.