Artisan Crafted Wood Sculpture, "Man from the North"
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The kora is a string instrument similar to the guitar, used primarily by people of the northern region of Ghana. Eric Darko portrays a man with his harmonic muse. The lyrical sculpture suggests an intoxicating melody.
- 0.33 kgs
- 0.7 lbs
- 26.5 cm H x 16 cm W x 5 cm D
- 10.5" H x 6.25" W x 2" D
- Sese wood
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Ghana.
- Ships fast from USA.
Eric Darko has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $400. Proceeds were used to hire additional artisans and to invest in the purchase of raw materials such as wood and polish for 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.