Adinkra are symbols that represent concepts or aphorisms. They originated in Ghana and convey proverbs and maxims. They were originally created by the Akan of Ghana and the Gyaman of Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa. These symbols range in meaning from "patience & tolerance" to "wisdom & creativity" to "humility and strength" and the list goes on. Wear one to symbolize your life's journey or experience.