The Ankh symbol–Life


The Ankh Cross represents life (immortality) and death, male and female, balance. It can also represent zest, joy of life, and energy. It’s closely related to the looped cross that can mean fertility and life.

We at Loc’d Life Magazine (www.locdlife.com) love this symbol. We’ve seen the Ankh in jewelry, in tattoos, in clothing, and other forms of self-expression. What better way to express yourself than with jeweled accessories and other adornments for your locs and accessories. Here is how to bring symbolic “life” to and through your locs….


This Ankh symbol cuff hair adornment (above) will bring new life to all you touch. www.artfire.com


This isn’t for your locs, but for your hands (which will look lovely next to your locs). This custom-made-to-order bracelet and ring set is made from hand-formed sterling silver wire for both the ring and cuff. $46.00. http://www.etsy.com/shop/PeaceImages


This men’s ponytail holder from New Bein’ Enterprises expresses life for your individual style. www.newbein.com/formen.html


Also from New Bein’ Enterprises, these Ankh symbol jewels will adorn your locs and put beautiful life into them. www.newbein.com/hair-charms.html


Finally, this shoe jewelry could add a finishing touch to your style. (Credits unknown. Feel free to let us know where to get this and who it’s from.)

(This post was inspired by an ankh ring I bought from Valerie’s Jewelry Box (www.valeriesjewelrybox.com. Check out her designs!)

By the way, don’t forget to visit www.locdlife.com for a new story online now, and for an added bonus, buy the electronic print edition of Loc’d Life Magazine for $5. It’s full of salon profiles, loc care articles and more (yes, more than at http://www.locdlife.com). There’s even a men’s section! Download it today!

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