Traveling across the beautiful, slightly humid, country of Ghana, one cannot miss witnessing at least one Adinkra symbol in every borough. Whether it be on the gate of a community, or earrings used as an accessory for Ghanaian women, or simply an ornament hanging on the back mirror of a car, Adinkra symbols represent what it means to be a Ghanaian in a materialist way. Although one can easily be mistaken the Adinkra symbols for many of the symbolic décor used in many Ghanaian households, the symbols are not only rooted in the DNA of Ghanaian culture but also has a deep meaning behind each symbol. The history of the symbols can be traced back to the early 1800’s. It is believed that the Adinkra symbols originated from the modern day Gyaman, which falls under the Ashanti kingdom. There are 15 different symbols with distinct meanings for each, and modern-day symbols are being morphed into appealing aesthetically.