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African wood mask, 'Ahinkwa' - Handmade Orange and Black African Wood Wall Mask Curate

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Handmade Orange and Black African Wood Wall Mask, "Ahinkwa"

Anna Yawson in Ghana presents an original mask design that it simple yet bold.... more

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Anna Yawson in Ghana presents an original mask design that it simple yet bold. The elongated mask is carved by hand from sese wood and painted bright orange and black. The artisan names the design ahinkwa, which means "king's servant" in the Twi dialect of the Akan tribe.

  • 0.14 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 35 cm H x 5 cm W x 3 cm D
  • 13.75" H x 2" W x 1.2" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 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
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Anna's husband suffered from a stroke five years ago. They currently live is different cities but she travels to see him every week while taking care of her two biological children and three adopted children. Her income from NOVICA helps her pay for his medical care and to support her children.

Anna Yawson has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, aluminum plate, and polish for production.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Anna cares for five children, including her two biological children and three that she adopted.

Anna supports the education of two children in elementary school and one in high school.

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6 Testimonials for Anna Yawson

Diane

Georgetown, Texas USA

The ""happy hippo"" brightened up my day when I wore it. People stopped to compliment me on this beautiful necklace and, of course, I smiled each time. So, it did make me happy and your art work is absolutely perfection. I will be checking oiut your things to see what I can add to my Anna Yawson collection. Thank you.

Stephen

windham/Maine/USA

I received my ""Desire for Peace"" mask today and I have to say that I was extremely happy with my purchase. As a painter and sculptor I can recognize and appreciate the craftsmanship that was put into this piece. Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy your talents and I look forward to your creativity in the future.

Judy

Lima, Ohio, USA

 
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