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Ghanaian wood mask, 'King's Mask' - African wood mask Curate

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African wood mask, "King's Mask"

Colorful and regal, this mask is worn by the Yendi king during the fire... more

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Colorful and regal, this mask is worn by the Yendi king during the fire festival. "As soon as he puts it on, the people bow down in reverence to his authority," says Abdul Karim Star of this lavish Ghanaian mask. He carves it by hand of sese wood and decorates it with colorful recycled glass beads.

  • 2.09 kgs
  • 4.6 lbs
  • 37 cm H x 34 cm W x 15 cm D
  • 14.5" H x 13.5" W x 6" D

  • Sese wood and recycled glass beads
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul Karim Star has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $750 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to stock up on wood, metal plates, polish and paint to continue production.

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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04/06/2018

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"Simply Amazing"

Beautiful colors, wonderful detailing - breath taking

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9 Testimonials for Abdul Karim Star

blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
I received the beaded wooden ""King's"" mask. It is strikingly impressive, especially in the beauty and excellence of your work. Blessings.

David

Philadelphia, PA

Wonderful mask, even better than it appeared on the website. Thank you.
 
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