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Sterling silver pendant, 'Back to My Roots' (Ghana)

Transformed into a pendant by Joycelyn Sena Zigah is a beloved Adinkra symbol. These West African symbols communicate sayings and concepts through images. "The Sankofa depicts a bird that turns to look over its shoulder. It literally means to 'go back and get it', also translated as 'back to my roots.' Sankofa symbolizes one taking from the past what is good and bringing it into the present in order to make positive progress through the benevolent use of knowledge," and bringing it into the present in order to make positive progress through the benevolent use of knowledge," she says. .925 Sterling silver read more