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Adinkra stamp (small)
artist: David Boamah
size: about 2"
vendor: aba's shop
The name of this pattern is Kronti Ne Akwamu, representing complementary branches of state. It is a symbol for democracy and the duality of the essence of life. It is also the symbol for the Akan proverb "One head does not constitute a council".
Adinkra stamps are indigenous to Ghana and are carved from calabash. These are actual stamps used in Ghana to make Adinkra cloth patterns. Be creative and stamp them in clay, dough or perhaps just put them on your table as a conversation piece.