Big Momma necklace and bracelet
This is nicknamed Big Momma for a few reasons:
- It is heavy
- It is long
- There is a fascination that an African women who are larger are better than a skinny one.
This is also made from hand-carved, hand painted wood.
Artist: Rita Williams.
Background: Rita is a widow living in the Liberian settlement (refugee camp) in Buduburam, Ghana (outside of Accra). She is the sole provider for her 8-year-old grandson.