Handcrafted Sese Wood African Elephant Mask from Ghana, "Elephant Vibrations"
This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
Hand-carved of locally-acquired sese wood, this African mask from Ghana features an oblong shape with a patterned design. Theophilus Sackey diligently decorates the mask's forehead with the image of an elephant. The majestic creature is realized against a beige field and is painted blue. To complete it, the mask is decorated with sonic wave designs at the cheeks.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Theophilus Sackey has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1200.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
"Even the packaging was beautiful!"
My 17 year old son wanted this for his room. He loved the purple elephant in contrast to the other patterns and black/white color on the face.
Was This Review Helpful?