Black Taowre

Black Recycled Plastic and Wood Artisan Crafted Necklace

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SKU: 272601
Ila Suleyman designs a necklace that dazzles with African elegance. He names his creation Taowre, which in the Mamprusi language means 'forward movement.' The Ghanaian artisan crafts the beaded necklace by hand with sese wood beads as well as solemn black beads and discs of recycled plastic origin.

From northern Ghana, the Mamprusi people are predominantly rice and cattle farmers who use cow hide and bones to create various items including jewelry and accessories.
  • Sese wood, recycled plastic and nylon cord with brass clasp
  • 1 oz
  • 19.3 inches L x 0.6 inches W
  • Pendant(s): 4.3 inches L x 5.5 inches W
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Ila Suleyman