adinkra stamp - Nkyinkyin

price: $12.00

artist: David Boamah
material: calabash
vendor: aba's shop
item #AC1-1264


The name of this pattern is Nkyinkyin - or "twistings" - a symbol of toughness and adaptability.

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.