Afghan Pashtun Tribe Pendant Necklace, pendant has cut glass and lapis lazuli inset. Necklace features antique African "Vaseline" trade, Russian blue, carnelian, Indian silver, Thai hill tribesilver, Mauritanian faceted nickel and antique Ethiopian bicone silver beads.
Berber silver talisman box necklace w/ enamel work, old Ethiopian triangle talisman boxes, and Thai Hilltribe silver beads with cobalt blue glass. Designed by Aklia.
Antique Indian silver pendant necklace w/ old Ethiopian silver talisman boxes, old Indian silver spiral, and Thai Hilltribe silver beads. Designed by Aklia.
Berber Silver Ring from N. Africa w/ red glass inset. This ring is old and may have tiny chips on the very edge of the cetral inset glass piece. Because of this the price is reduced ($80, normally $120) Size 12 1/2, also available in Size 13 (1)
Berber Silver Ring from N. Africa (Morocco, Algeria) w/ enamel work and cobalt blue glass inset. This ring is old and may have some tiny chips on the very edge of the central glass piece. (Price is reduced because of this to $85, normally $110). Size 9
Beautiful Berber Silver ring from N. Africa (Morocco, Algeria) with enamel work and blue glass inset. Size 9, (1) and 12 1/2 (1) available.
Beautiful Berber Silver Ring w/ Enamel Work & Maroon Glass inset. Size 12 1/2 (2), also available (1) in Size 9, and (1) Size 13
Beautiful Central Asian Suzani Embroidered Pillow Covers, w/ zipper. Sizes vary slightly, from 20"x16" to 20"x20".
Sanskrit Om Symbol Ceramic Tile (trivet) from "Fired Up Tiles". Each one comes with cushioned feet for practical use and are also ready to hang on the wall. 6x6"
Feel free to inquire about additional color choices, some which are in stock may not be listed.
The term Suzani means "needlework", specifically the exquisite silk thread embroidery panels made by Uzbek women. Traditionally, this embroidery work began at the birth of a daughter and continued, with the help of family and friends, until the bride's dowry was complete. Today, the art of Suzani lives on, representing the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Asia. Available in Brown, Orange, and Green. The smaller frame shown is 4x4", the taller one is 5x7".
We are currently out of stock of the Orange color. Please specify either Brown or Green when checking out, in the special instuctions field. Thanks!
The term Suzani means "needlework", specifically the exquisite silk thread embroidery panels made by Uzbek women. Traditionally, this embroidery work began at the birth of a daughter and continued, with the help of family and friends, until the bride's dowry was complete. Today, the art of Suzani lives on, representing the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Asia. Available in Brown, Orange, and Green. 5x7" / 13x18cm
Ethiopian Silver Talisman Earrings w/ Burmese and African vaseline glass beads. 2 1/2" long. One of a kind. Designed by Aklia
Fine silver Buddha face ring w/ multi spiral band. Size 10 1/2. Designed and handmade by Aklia.
Fine silver Buddha face earrings with the ancient symbol of Hamsa, also known as the Hand of Fatima, or the Hand of Mary, is believed to offer defense against the evil eye and protection from all negativity. The hooks are also fine silver. These hang 1 3/4" long. Designed and handmade by Aklia.
Hand forged gold filled hoop earrings. 4" drop. Additional sizes available by special request. Designed by Aklia
Handwoven wool muckluck socks with suede bottoms. Made in Afghanistan. Assorted colors. Available in S,M,L,XL
Beautiful light weight, colorful, cotton, bed spread. 105" x 71" (Aprox. 9 x 6 feet)
Antique embroidered Indian textile patch pendant, framed in silver behind glass, with Thai hilltribe silver beads & small silver deity pendant on hand woven cord.
Indonesian Batik Wood Dragonfly Motif Coaster Set. Includes 4 coasters and box.
"Kente cloth" has its origin with the Akan people of Ghana. It is a royal and sacred cloth worn only in times of extreme importance. Kente was the cloth of kings. Over time, the use of kente became more widespread, however its importance has remained and it is held in high esteem in the Akan family and the entire country of Ghana.
Symbolic meanings of the colors in Kente cloth:
Black: maturation, intensified spiritual energy
Blue: peacefulness, harmony and love
Green: vegetation, planting, harvesting, growth, spiritual renewal
Gold: royalty, wealth, high status, glory, spiritual purity
Grey: healing and cleansing rituals; associated with ash
Maroon: the color of mother earth; associated with healing
Pink: assoc. with the female essence of life; a mild, gentle aspect of red
Purple: assoc. with feminine aspects of life; usually worn by women
Red: political and spiritual moods; bloodshed; sacrificial rites and death.
Silver: serenity, purity, joy; assoc. with the moon
White: purification, sanctification rites and festive occasions
Yellow: preciousness, royalty, wealth, fertility
Woods is one of our most popular sellers here at Aklia's. I commonly place a burning stick of 'Woods' at the entryway of my shop to draw curious shoppers in to explore. The gloriously intriguing scent wafts for blocks. Those who try it once, always return for more.
Nigerian cowrie shell basket with leather wrapped edges and bottom. These beautiful authentic handcrafted baskets are made to last. Handwoven natural fiber w/ cowrie shells. These unusual, hard to find baskets are a beautiful compliment to any decor.
These colorful old glass beads strung on oxidized copper wire make lovely little everyday bangles and look great as pairs or stacked in multiples.
Please note, bangles are priced per pair.
One of a kind. Designed by Aklia.
This bracelet features old Burmese bronze belt components, Mauritanian faceted nickel, brass, and Thai Hilltribe fine silver beads, with a Nepali brass lotus flower button closure. Designs on flat rectangular pieces are unique, and may vary. One of a kind. Designed by Aklia.
Old Silver Pashtun Ring w/ purple glass inset. Size 8
Old Silver Pashtun Ring w/ Red Glass, and beautifully detailed band. Measures aprox 3/4" across. Size 7
Pakeezah means "pure heart". Though I discovered this unforgettable incense in Africa many years ago, it is made in India of the highest quality ingredients. A masala blend that lingers on and on. Each stick burns for more than an hour.
Each bag has heavy duty dual woven cotton handles, and holds nearly twice the capacity of an average paper shopping bag. Use these again and again. A great GREEN solution to the "paper or plastic" problem.
ROYAL, highest quality incense from India. 100 gm box
Rune Symbol Talismans, made in Nepal of engraved Yak bone. Each has a Norse rune symbol on the front, with the corresponding meaning on the back side. With sayings like "YOU WILL COME TO NO HARM IN WATER" and "TO WIN A PERSON'S LOVE", these sell like hot cakes in my shop. I can't keep them on the shelves! Comes with a legth of black waxed cotton cord.
40g Sai Baba Nag Champa Gift Box. The most popular floral/masala incense imported from India. Nag Champa helps to create a peaceful, serene atmosphere in most any surrounding.
This wonderfully pungent, long burning, floral incense will bring the aura of the Indian temple to you. Good ventilation is recommended, each stick burns for approximately 45 minutes to an hour. 25 gm pack, (about 12 sticks).
Incorporates an antique Indian silver talisman box, Afghan silver, gold washed beads, Thai hill tribe, carnelian and Camerounian brass beads. Pendant has a gold wash over the silver in places to accent the intricate design. One of a kind, designed by Aklia.
Painted image of Buddha seated on a lotus flower, framed in silver, behind glass on a sterling silver chain necklace w/ hand made hook eye closure and wire bent detail. 18"-20" long.</p>
Painted image of Buddha seated on a lotus flower, framed in silver, behind glass on a sterling silver chain necklace w/ hand made hook eye closure and wire bent detail. 18"-20" long.
This deliciously sweet Indian incense is among the finest available. Manufactured by the Sai Baba company, worldwide manufacturer and distributor of Sai Baba Nag Champa, the most highly sought after meditation incense around.
This necklace features a carved stone Tibetan Buddha face pendant in a sliver setting, with old shell, agate, Thai Hilltribe and Antique Indian and Ethiopian silver beads. Measures 16", pendant drop is an additional 2". One of a kind, designed by Aklia.
Bold statement necklace with a central Turkmen silver amulet, carnelian stone inset, and antique Ethiopian bronze "shield" pendant. Strung on heavy suede cord. Knotted antique bronze button closure.
Necklace measures 17", pendant drop 5".
This necklace features an antique silver Afghani Turkmen tribe pendant with a triad of silver dangles. The cord is waxed linen with Thai Hilltribe silver beads woven throughout. Stamped Thai Hilltribe silver button closure. The pendant measures 3 1/4" high and 1 1/4" wide. The cord is 18" long.