Sankofic Gems is an African goods store with a physical location in Lakewood, Colorado. We are a 100% black-women-owned company with the mission of educating & uplifting people of African ancestry. Through Sankofic Gems we educate about & highlight African culture, history, & significance through quality handmade products. To this end, we have named the majority of our products with Swahili words & their English translations.
In addition, we strive to become a top contender in the fashion industry by providing quality, unique pieces at affordable prices. All of our products are created with the highest of standards and materials. In additional, our products are made to last, & custom-designed to fit you like a glove. Our products are interesting, sophisticated, & exquisite.
Since its beginning, women have been the face of the fashion and accessories industry, in addition to being the producers & consumers of products. Despite this fact, the fashion industry has been & remains male-dominated. Sankofic Gems creates a special space for women of African ancestry to not only produce an income using their talents, but also to build a lasting economic base & have a seat at the table. “This is Women's Work” is our promise to remain 100% black-women-owned & to sell only products made by the hands of black women from around the globe.
Together Sankofic Gems, Sokovine Handmade Products & Jackie’s Gallery have set out to create a 100% black economic exchange. Each purchase from our store directly uplifts black lives and adds to the longevity of the black dollar in the black community.