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African wood mask, 'Osramo' - Blue Moon Kissing Original Artisan Crafted African Mask Curate

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Blue Moon Kissing Original Artisan Crafted African Mask, "Osramo"

With red lips pouting into a kiss, the original design of this romantic African... more

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With red lips pouting into a kiss, the original design of this romantic African mask is by Ali Mohammed. He names it "Osramo," meaning "Moon" in the Twi dialect of the Akan people of West Africa. Mohammed carves the sese wood mask by hand and proceeds to painting with a palette of vibrant acrylic colors.

  • 0.78 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 50.5 cm H x 15 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • 20" H x 6" W x 2.6" D

  • Sese wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • 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!

Ali financially supports the education of two of his own children and two others in primary school.

Ali Mohammed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $2000.

Starting off with very humble earnings, Ali has worked hard to grow his workshop and better his livelihood and that of his family.

Ali currently supports four children who are all under the age of ten.

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11/10/2016

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"'Osramo'"

I love your craftsmanship Ali, the colors and look of this mask really stand out. I have received many compliments on how wonderful this piece is. Thank you Ali for sharing your work!

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08/12/2017

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"Beautiful mask!"

This expertly crafted mask is the most beautiful shade of blue! A wonderful addition to my collection. I am repeatedly drawn to the work of this talented artist. Will purchase items from him again.

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09/11/2017

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"Larger than expected"

A large and powerful mask

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09/28/2017

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"Nice and interesting"

I have this hanging on the wall with several other masks. Quite conversation piece.

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2 Testimonials for Ali Mohammed

Barbara

Dear Ali, Thank tou very much for this beautiful mask. I love it. It is exactly what I expected.

Clare

Dear Ali Your 'Obaapa' masks arrived today. They are impressive! I am so pleased. You are a very creative and talented artist and your hard work and efforts are very much appreciated. Brightest blessings Clare UK
 
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