I created these in the strength and power of the story of "Harriet Tubman". In leiu of the long awaited film and her being the New face of 20$ bill, I wanted to embody Strength and Power and the will to "Keep going"( my father told me this) in these Large Kateye frames.
So I used Amber gemstones: Amber is a natural purifier, esteemed for its ability to draw pain and dis-ease from the physical body, as well as the mind and spirit, by absorbing negative or stagnant energies and transforming them into clear, positive energy. This stimulates the body's own mechanisms to heal itself.
Then I used Onyx Gemstones :
A powerful protection stone, Black Onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.
Ankara Fabric :African fabrics have bright colours, idiosyncratic designs and patterns that are hand-made which give us a sense of a rich cultural meaning. ... African fabric forms part of a cultural identity and an emblem of cultural heritage