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African Male Wall Mask with Heart Shape Made by Hand, "Love Star"

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This ornate wall mask with a heart on the forehead is the original design of... more

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This ornate wall mask with a heart on the forehead is the original design of Ghanaian artisan Awudu Saaed. He carves the sese wood mask by hand and decorates it with embossed aluminum on the forehead and cheeks, as well as with brass under the eyes. A carved goatee completes the masculine identity of this wall mask.

  • 0.82 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 46.5 cm H x 16 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 18.25" H x 6.25" W x 3" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum and brass
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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62

From Ohio

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02/10/2021

"Stunning"

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This mask is a great addition to my wall of African art. It?s obvious that such care and dedication goes into the creation of these masks. I am so glad I found the Novica site for purchasing my treasures!

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Bird Man, African wood mask

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01/29/2021

"Wonderful for teaching"

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the mask has a dynamic presence in my home. I love the bright color as well as a symbol of two diamonds for lessons to be taught.

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01/29/2021

"Love the bird"

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this mask has a bird looking backwards. This shows that our past must be learned to forward. I totally believe we should review and learn from our past at least who we are. I am studying my genealogy and this fits perfectly in my office.

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dix

From Phoenix

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01/27/2021

"Well Crafted"

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This mask hangs on my wall and continually grabs attention.

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01/15/2021

"Beautiful addition to collection"

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This is so beautiful and just the right size. It fills out our collection nicely and with depth and texture. I was looking for something smaller to balance out the larger pieces and this was perfect. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the metal overlay.

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Beautiful metal overlay

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01/09/2021

"This was a gift for my mother in law"

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My mother in law absolutely loves it! She showed me a pic and it is beautiful! She loves masks and homemade items. She was extremely satisfied

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Awudu Saaed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to stock up on the raw materials he uses for his masks, vases and decor items.

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

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 artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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