Adinkra Patterns adapted for body art by Catherine Cartwright-Jones Free downloadable ebook http://www.tapdancinglizard.com/adinkra/index.html Body art patterns based on Adinkra patterns tattoos and graphic arts from Ghana adapted for henna, harquus, body paint, and gildling. #african #adinkra #symbols #henna #bodyart
The Ashanti tribe of Ghana have for centuries produced a fabric named Adinkra that is stamped or printed with ancient symbols. The cloth is worn by Ghanaians on special occasions like festivals, weddings and funerals.
Adinkra symbols are of African origin and reflect a system of human values that are universal: family, integrity, tolerance, harmony, determination, & protection among many others. Find a symbol that represents you.