African Adinkra Round Wood Coasters - Dwennimmen (strength and humility) and Fawohodie (symbol of freedom) - Size: 4” x 4” x 1/4” inches

African Adinkra Round Wood Coasters - Dwennimmen (strength and humility) and Fawohodie (symbol of freedom) - Size: 4” x 4” x 1/4” inches

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  • Handmade
  • Materials: Wood

Special Listing for 4 Dwennimmen & 4 Fawohodie Coasters = For $60.00 dollars
This includes Priority Mail includes a shipping time of 1 to 2 business days but the
delivery is not guaranteed. The post office is experiencing delays and this package
may not arrive by Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The only walnut wood options to available
are the displayed in the provided photos.

Please specific coaster design:

Option 1:
Dwennimmen (means ram’s horns) - Walnut Wood Coasters.
The symbol is created from a bird’s eye view
of the two rams butting heads. A ram will courageously fight when provoked,
but may submit to slaughter when necessary. Sometimes even a strong &
confident person has to also be humble.
or

Option 2:
Fawohodie (a symbol of freedom)
A symbol of Freedom, Independence & Emancipation

Fawohodie comes from the expression: Fawodhodie ene obre na enam,
which means: "Independence comes with its responsibilities."

“X” often stands for the unknown.
I love this Fawohodie symbol because it reminds me of thousands of unknown
people who lost their lives, names and freedom when they were taken from Africa.
People who I am proud to call my ancestors.

The Nation of Islam believed that the real names of the African Americans
was taken and replaced with their slave master’s names when they were
enslaved from Africa. In protest, Malcolm X refused to use his ‘slave master’
surname "Little" until he found his real name. He replaced his surname “Little”
with the letter “X”.


Materials:
Walnut Wood

Available as a single or coaster sets of 2, 3 or 4.
Larger quantities are available at the following link:
https://www.etsy.com/listing/932719727/african-adinkra-round-wood-coasters?ref=shop_home_active_1

The black coaster stand does not come with the purchase of the coaster.
The coaster stand is available for an $6.00 dollars. This option is available in the listing's options.


Adinkra (ä-diŋ-krä) symbols are visual representation of messages
conveying ancient traditional wisdom relevant to aspects of life
and the environment. Adinkra symbols were developed by the Akan people of Ghana.


All wood material vary in grain and color, therefore the wood color and the contrast
of the laser engraving will vary for each coaster.

The wood is hand rubbed with bees wax to seal and protect the wood surface

Actual Coaster Sizes:
Size: 4" x 4" x 1/4" inches

The logos symbol are created from original artwork created and copyrighted
by Angela Jackson.


Shipping cost is estimated for United States only.
For international shipping, please contact me before making a purchase,
additional cost will apply. Thank you for viewing this listing.

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Angela Jackson

Angela Jackson

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5 out of 5 stars
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KSquared10 Mar 10, 2021

 Shipped to: United States

5 out of 5 stars

Love - love - love. Beautiful pieces and it smelled so good too! Angela is awesome being very friendly and responsive. My order was delivered timely despite my "rush" for delivery request for a group event. Sample cards were also included which are of high quality. Thanks Angela. Much appreciated.

Beverly Moore Dec 29, 2020

 Shipped to: United States

5 out of 5 stars

The coasters are beautiful, just as described. Would buy again.

Beverly Moore Dec 13, 2020

 Shipped to: United States

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful, nicely made. They look just like the picture.

deidre5050 Feb 4, 2021

 Shipped to: United States

5 out of 5 stars

Very impressed; delivery was expedient!

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