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Pendant Bearing the Gye Nyame

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$28.00
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$28.00
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The Gye Nyame is a symbol used by the people of Ghana to represent their supreme god.

  • Serves Ghanaians as a representation of their God
  • Worn by many people from West Africa
  • In addition to its spiritual meaning, this lucky charm is also aesthetic
  • Material: stainless steel
  • Pendant size: 2.7 x 1.3 cm
  • Refund ALWAYS possible (see our returns policy)
  • FREE STANDARD DELIVERY

The Gye Nyame? What is the meaning of this African symbol?

The Gye Nyame symbol is one of the most popular among what we call Adinkra. This term refers to the different shapes and patterns used by the inhabitants of Ghana (and more broadly of West Africa in general) to represent their gods and beliefs.

More particularly, the Gye Nyame expresses their deep faith in an omnipresent God whom they call Nyame, but sometimes also Onyame or Onyakopon (to name just a few of his names).

In fact, “Gye Nyame” is a term from the Twi language and which translates into French as “Except God”. There are, if we believe the wise and ancient, several ways of understanding the meaning of this African lucky charm.

For example, it can symbolize the omnipotence of God, and the idea that we should fear nothing other than disappointing him. As the ruler of all things and beings, revering Him and living according to His teachings are enough to protect us from all evils.

Another interpretation could be that at the time of creation, nothing existed except God. This pendant bearing the Gye Nyame would therefore be a reminder of who is the creative being at the origin of everything.

Whatever point of view you choose to adopt, it is clear that this African lucky charm will have a deep meaning that, no matter your beliefs and your life, its message will be adaptable to you.

What delivery costs do I have to pay?

We have decided to cover the delivery costs. Concretely, except in certain special cases (notably for overseas regions), you will not have to pay anything . No fees, no additional costs.

What delivery time should I expect?

This may necessarily vary for each order. However, we undertake to finalize and send you the shipment within 48 hours of your order.

In any case, you will be entitled to request a full refund of your order if it has not reached you within 2 months. (Don't worry, this is just a deadline and not a forecast!)

Do you provide tracking numbers?

Of course ! We will also add it to the status of your order as soon as the transport companies send them to us.

As we are committed to guaranteeing you maximum satisfaction, it is always possible to contact us via the address contact@la-porte-du-bonheur.com or our contact form.

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