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African Aluminum and Sese Wood Mask in Green from Ghana, "Green Ngil"

Carved of sese wood and covered with embossed aluminum sheet in green, this... more

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Carved of sese wood and covered with embossed aluminum sheet in green, this African mask features petite beads of recycled glass. Ghanaian artisan Abdulai Osman Adam crafts the mask by hand in the Nigil masquerade style of the Fang tribe, accenting it with brass eyes. Ngil masks are worn by Fang men during certain ceremonies held to welcome new members, as well as to bring criminals to justice.

  • 0.55 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 30.5 cm H x 11 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 12" H x 4.3" W x 2.6" D

  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads, aluminum, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • 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!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Abdulai Osman Adam has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $600.

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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