Gye Nyame Adinkra Symbol Earrings - Multiple Colors
These beautiful earrings come in 3 colors and are carved from light-weight plastic. They are approximately 2.75" long. Fishhook design.
Gye Nyame is probably the most well-known and recognized of the Adinkra symbols. It means "except for God," and signifies the all-knowing power of God.
About Adinkra Symboles: According to an Asante (Ghana) legend, Adinkra was the name of a king of the Gyaman (Nana kofi Adinkra). The symbols express various themes that relate to the history, beliefs and philosophy of the Asante. They mostly have rich proverbial meaning since proverbs play an important role in the Asante culture. The use of Proverbs is considered as a mark of wisdom.
Other Adinkra symbols depict historical events, human behavior and attitudes, animal behavior, plant life forms, and shapes of objects.