African Sese Wood Mask with Beige and Black Rings from Ghana, "Baluba Rings"
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Carved by hand of sese wood in the traditional style of Baluba tribe masks, this African mask makes a striking addition to any home. The Baluba people of Africa, known for their farming lifestyle, are native to Zambia and Zaire. Ghanaian artisan Abdulai Osman Adam crafts the mask to feature alternating rings of black and white, with a rustic finish and a prominent nose bridge that extends up and down the face.
- 0.42 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- 20.5 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 7 cm D
- 8" H x 7.75" W x 2.8" D
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.
"Small Yet Impactful!"
This mask is small in size; however, it is both dramatic and impactful to any decor. The color contrast between tyhe beige and black accentuates the physical features of the face. It is a beautiful piece!
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