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African wood mask, 'Jabu' - Hand Carved African Sese Wood Mask with Brass Plate Curate

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Jabu Hand Carved African Sese Wood Mask with Brass Plate

An original design by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, the name of this... more

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An original design by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, the name of this mask comes from the Zulu word for "joy," jabu. The mask is carved from sese wood, then adorned with brass plate on the forehead and under the eyes. The artisan also paints it with rich black, blue, and red tones to create a bright and eye-catching depiction of jabu.

  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 20 cm H x 10 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • 7.75" H x 3.9" W x 2.2" D

  • Sese wood, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tried to wood carving. So far he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, everyday he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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"Amazing piece, well worth the money"

I bought this as a house warming gift for a friend. Perfect addition to her new home. The colors are vibrant, very well made. Absolutely beautiful piece.

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Hand-carved African masks

West Africa
8 artist reviews

8 Testimonials for Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

Joseph

Doral, FL

The mask I received is meticulously crafted. Every detail is beautifully created.

BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

Beautiful Mask, love all the details. Thank you so much. I will purchase again from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu.

blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
 
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