Beads were once use as the Kings currency. They were given in exchange for food, clothes, slaves during the olden days. The green with color with yellow accents reminds us of it’s once monetary value
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The home of Ghana’s authentic recycled glass beads. The chocolaty brown reminds us of our rich culture, the blue represents purity, the Krobo encourage purity by practicing the rich depo (puberty rites) which in the olden days help prevented teen pregnancy which is a commitment of Adepa
The cowry-like crafted painting on this beads takes us back in history to time when cowries were used as money in Africa. In those days, cowry was very precious. Our history is embeded in this design and it tells our story to the rest of the world in a unique way.