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Artisan Crafted African Wood Wall Mask Igbo Peace Dance, "Dance for Peace"

Master carver Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this stunning wall mask featuring Igbo... more

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Master carver Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this stunning wall mask featuring Igbo stylizations. Mohamadu call his original design Udo, meaning "peace." In the tradition of Igbo dance masks, this one is carved by hand of rubberwood and lavishly adorned with a raffia beard. The face is adorned with ornately embossed aluminum plates as well as painted details. Applications of clay are used to give the wall mask the appearance of an aged piece.

  • 0.70 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 29.5 cm H x 15.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 6" W x 3.5" D
  • Total length: 54 cm L
  • Total length: 21.25" L

  • Rubberwood, raffia, aluminum plate
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Mzdevo

From Virginia

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09/24/2020

"Must have!!!"

The intricacies makes this unique mask worth owning. One of the best pieces thus far.

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Kate

From Va. Beach, Va.

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07/31/2018

"One of my favorite art treasures."

This mask adorns the wall in my living room and welcomes all guests with his gorgeous presence.

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Mesmerizing tantalizing exquisite.

Best Uses

  • To bless and enhance your home

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Barbara

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01/08/2023

"mask collectable"

All of my many mask purchases have been outstanding. Love them all

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Monica

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01/07/2023

"Beautifully crafted"

These ornaments went on my mantle. I get compliments on them from absolutely everyone.

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David

From New Orleans, Louisiana

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12/11/2022

"Wonderful artwork"

It is another great addition to my collection of masks. The vibrant red contrasts beautifully with my golden-hued walls.

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Marsha

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10/20/2022

"Great Face!"

I was immediately attracted to the colors of this mask. They match my sofa and the painting hanging over it perfectly. And of course the expression of the mask is captivating. Sort of a sad face, but also a peaceful face. Love it! Superb crafting and imagination. Marsha

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Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

 
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