A Matter of Creativity in Africa
The Akan tribe, who live on the shores of Western Africa, have a system of symbols which they call Adinkra, one of which is called ‘Ananse Ntontan’ which represents a spider’s web. This symbol denotes the intricate web woven by the sly spider known as Ananse, and symbolizes the complexity of life and the wisdom and creativity that is required to live it.
It is a Matter of…
Life is what you call a conceptual confusion. You don’t need to go to Africa to see that destiny plays a role. This is a subject that comes up very often in our homeland. Even if destiny does not have a plan for us, someone else will, often through intrigue. There is no point in fighting your destiny - it is already written.
With the spider known for its ability to sort out all kinds of complications, this is the ideal gift to give to your partner, a successful colleague or those around you who have succeeded at the highest level of creativity as a way of praising them, or to those elders who have guided you with their wisdom, as a symbol of your great admiration.
When you think of a “spouse gift, Teacher’s Day gift, colleague gift, get well soon gift, anniversary gift, birthday gift” this is the first thing that comes to mind.