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Product ID: 232269

Colorful Beaded African Wood Elephant Head Mask, "Akan Elephant"

byAwudu Saaed: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (55)
This original mask design from Awudu Saaed in Ghana captures all the... more

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Details

This original mask design from Awudu Saaed in Ghana captures all the magnificence of an African elephant. The mask is carved by hand from sese wood and embellished with embossed metal plates and colorful glass beads.

  • 1.03 kgs
  • 2.3 lbs
  • 53.5 cm H x 20 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 21" H x 7.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, recycled glass beads, clay
  • 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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55

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01/11/2017

"Stunning"

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This mask is stunning. Beautifully crafted from good quality materials. It is already treasured. An excellent tribute to the majesty of elephants.

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Elephant Mask Beaded

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01/15/2019

"Thanks to my daughter"

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When I saw this fine mask I had to buy it for my daughter who went for a number of years to Africa with a medical mission group. She loves it and expressed how great the quality is and the beading sets it off.

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09/11/2020

"A Work of Art!"

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This mask looks so fabulous in my home. A real eye catcher, the colors and workman ship are exceptional . To own this piece at Novica pricing is a true blessing

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From Virginia

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08/24/2020

"Happy"

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At first, this piece didn t stand out the way I had hoped. After looking closer to the detailing and the structure it started to grow on me. HAPPINESS is a wonderful addition to my accent wall.

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Best Uses

  • Accent wall or theme room

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From Princeton

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07/01/2020

"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!"

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This mask is one of the most stunning pieces of art that I have ever had the privilege to own!!! I know I always leave positive reviews as you could see from my profile but this time I am ABSOLUTELY floored!!! I am so happy with it!!! Just a striking, original and fantastic mask. I am so in awe. I love masks and try to restrain myself so I dont have a house full of masks but this one just haunted me until I bought it and I just love it. Thanks so much, Novica!!! Never disappoints!!!

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Verified Reviewer

05/15/2020

"Nice grouping of small masks."

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My brother loves the details of the masks and they will go with his collection. They are actually hand size and just right for a mantle or to fill in a small space, even place them in a shadow box.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Brother
  • Occasion: 'just because'

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Awudu Saaed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to stock up on the raw materials he uses for his masks, vases and decor items.

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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