Red, Black and Beige Woven Cosmetic Bag with Zipper | Ghana

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Adinkra are symbols that represent concepts.  Adinkra symbols are used extensively in fabrics, logos and pottery.  In addition, Adinkra symbols appear on some traditional Akan Gold weights.

 

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Denkyem  – Crocodile, The symbol of adaptability

Adinkrahene (Looks like a Target) – The Chief of the Adinkra symbols; meaning greatness, charisma and leadership

 

Other Adinkra Symbols:

Sankofa is a word in the Twi language of Ghana that translates to “Go back and get it” refers to the Adinkra symbol represented by a bird with its head turned backwards while its feet face forward carrying a precious egg in its mouth.  Symbolizes that we need o learn from the past if we want to improve our future.

Odo Nnyew -“Love never loses its way home.”  The power of love.

Dwannimmen – Symbol of humility and strength.  Signifies modesty but toughness in character

Gye Nyame – The Supremacy of God

 

 

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