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AKUA Identity Beads | For (HER) Born on Wednesday

$139.99 $179.99

A bracelet INSPIRED BY our true African names hidden in the days of the week. The "identity beads" by Orijin Culture is a unique accessory handcrafted by artisans in Ghana, West Africa to embrace our entitled African name embedded in the day of the week we were born.

Akua | Born on Wednesday | She is Natures Girl.

The AKUA Beads is an accessory designed for ladies born on Wednesday. Akua's are said to be ladies who are reserved, close to nature, a natural vibe kind of girl who can be misunderstood because of her opinions which can be seen as indifferent. She is confident and secure. She is AKUA.

Each brass piece dipped in 14 Karat Gold represents our royalty; It is a reminder in our every day life that we were born from the Kings and Queens of our Ancestors.

No matter how far and wide we go in our journey of life, let these volcanic lava beads specifically chosen to bring positive energy to your existence, bring about love and empowerment to you. 

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DESCRIPTION

THE GOLD PLATED BRASS ENGRAVED NAME: Is intentionally engraved by hand so that every name is personal to the wearer.

THE BLACK VOLCANIC LAVA BEADS:  The black lava beads represents the rock of our heritage; the cuts in each bead is only a reminder of how far and wide we have come in history and how far we still need to go together as one African family – Africans, African-American, Caribbean, Afro Latino, Afro-Asian, Afro-European, Afro-Brazilians, Afro-mixed race etc – overcoming these canon balls of life.

I see the dream,
I see how we are fusing our music and dancing daily.
I see the love for our culture building again.
I see the love birds of different cultural backgrounds twirling.
I see the future of our children.
I see that African Dream;
The dream of returning back to our home Africa, and if that dream never comes in our life time, let our story be told that we lived the dream of a "Black Star" and a "One Africa" movement.

Add essential oils if you desire for your personal experience.

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INSPIRATION:
Inspired by the Akan names hidden in the days of the week, Orijin's IDENTITY Beads Is designed to reconnect us all to our true African names.  "We are not Africans because we were born in Africa, we are Africans because Africa was born in us"-- After being separated many miles and many generations apart, I personally find it amazing the cleverness of our ancestors burying our true African names in the days of the week to maintain our identity, heritage and pride.Today I am proud to say I know my true African name, what about you, who are you?

PHILOSOPHY:
"The future of a 'United Africans' begins with your Name. It's not just a bracelet, It's an Identity. It's your Orijinal Name. Wear it with pride knowing.
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How to find out the Day OF THE WEEK  you were born?:

1. Type your date of birth here : http://www.dayofbirth.net/

2. Find and purchase your Identity beads based on the day of the week you were born on our site.

Thank you.

 

Domestic Shipping(USA)

    • FREE SHIPPING OPTION (Estimated delivery within 5-8 Business Days) 
    • EXPRESS SHIPPING OPTION (Estimated delivery within 1-2 Business Days)

    Time: All our domestic shipments are done via our trusted partners (USPS, UPS and DHL) who give an array of shipping time options including (Express Shipping which is 1-2 days). Although we do our best in processing, fulfilling and shipping orders within 1-2 business days, our standard process and shipping timeframe is 8 business days. In addition, we also provide you a tracking number once a product has been fulfilled and left our facility, so that you can track your package. Items over $100 come with a complimentary FREE Priority Shipping. (USA Only).

    International Shipping
    We ship out your product typically within 1-2days although standard processing is up to 7 days per our policy. Please note: Every country has its own clearance and logistic approach with regards to imported goods received which we respectfully abide via our trusted international courier services (USPS, UPS, FEDex and DHL). We suggest you check your country's custom laws and also percentage duties your country my charge upon arrival. We also provide you a tracking number once a product has been fulfilled and left our facility so that you can track the journey all the way to you.

    Signature Requirement
    All our orders are shipped without signature requirement upon delivery. If you prefer signature upon delivery, you can change that via your scheduled Postal Carrier after receiving your tracking detail by email.

     

    For more details kindly feel free to contact us at store@orijinculture.com
    or +1.877.566.7454

    Aside us trusting in the quality of our products, every item we sell is carefully inspected by our team before shipping. If you receive your item and are not satisfied with the goods, kindly feel free to contact us to resolve your issue.

    Return for Exchange Policy
    Although we hardly get returns for an exchange, there can always be one in a blue moon and our team is ever ready to assist with regards. It can be as simple as a change in a color of an item, change of product, or a defect which we whole heartedly welcome you to inform us within our 10 day window after receiving your item. Our return for exchange policy lasts 30 days.

    Return for Refund Policy
    Our Return for refund policy lasts 14 days. If 14 days have gone by without contacting us after receiving your purchase, unfortunately we can not offer you a refund but rather an exchange if applicable. Our humble request is to first put in your request for refund via email returns@orijinculture.com so that at least there is a time stamp, and then you can follow up in a call to us if needed.

    Late or missing refunds (if applicable)  
    - If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account statement to make sure a refund is not reflected there. You can also contact your bank or credit card company to check if it is in suspense or processing period before officially posting on your refund in your account.

    - If you’ve checked all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please contact us at store@orijinculture.com immediately.

    Gifts Return Policy
    If the item was marked as a gift when purchased and shipped directly to you, you’ll receive a gift credit for the value of your return. Once the returned item is received, a gift certificate will be emailed to you.

    If the gift giver had the order shipped to themselves to give to you later, we will send a refund to the gift giver and they will find out about your return. 

    Sale items Policy (if applicable)
    Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.

    Shipping Cost and Policy.
    As mentioned above ORIJIN CULTURE obliges to take upon the cost of shipping returns for domestic shipping. Unfortunately this does not apply for International shipping returns. You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

    UNACCEPTABLE RETURNS
    - Any item not in its original condition as shipped to you.
    - Any Item not in the same condition as reported to you, but worn or further damaged for reasons not due to our error.
    - Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery

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    Return Eligibilities
    - To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

    - To process your return label, we request a receipt or proof of purchase which most likely would be your order number which can be retrieved from your confirmation email after your purchase.

    - Please do not send your purchase back to address on package, contact us first and we will arrange to collect them (the whole order prepaid by us).

    - All products to be returned must be carefully repackaged in their original packing.

     

    Our Process After Receiving Your Return
    Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund.

    If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days.

    For more details kindly feel free to contact us at returns@orijinculture.com
    or +1.877.566.7454

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