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Fair Trade Wood Throne Stool, "Chemu Lagoon"

Chemu Lagoon lies near Accra, Ghana's capital, and its beauty proves impetus for... more

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Chemu Lagoon lies near Accra, Ghana's capital, and its beauty proves impetus for this traditional throne by Nana Frimpong. The piece is carved by hand from local sese wood, its deep grain accentuated by a finish of mansion polish. A Gye Nyame symbol rests at the crux, its common image in Ghana translating as, "I am afraid of none except God." Etched with delicate geometry on the seat, this work is sure to garner admiration within any home interior.

Care instructions: The stool's regal appearance may be maintained by using a dry cloth and shoe polish. Avoid using anything wet - including water or spray polish - when cleaning the stool.

  • 6.51 kgs
  • 14.4 lbs
  • 42 cm H x 57 cm W x 30 cm D
  • 16.5" H x 22.5" W x 11.75" D

  • Sese wood
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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"Pride of my possessions; so different"

Im sitting on this as I speak, as I use it as my office chair. It is very comfortable and smooth. The quality is high and displays great care and workmanship from the artist. Everyone asks me where I got it. I am SO proud to show this item to my friends. I highly recommend this artist.

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functional unique comfortable

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  • functional, comfortable, unique,
  • sitting, decor,

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Chemu Lagoon, Fair Trade Wood Throne Stool

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"Perfect size for a small space"

This is just the right size to fit neatly in so many places. I reflect on the meaning each day as I leave the door of my bedroom where it reminds me to look honestly at the past and remember its lessons in order to build a better future.

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Sankofa Bird, Hand Made Wood Mask

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"Lovely addition"

This mask is a beautiful addirion to my collection and depiction of looking at the past in order to learn for the future

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"A beautiful set"

I bought the twin dolls as a gift for my daughter who is trying to have a baby. She loves them and has already displayed them on her shelf. I?ll let you know if they worked!

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  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: good luck


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So happy, so beautiful, & love all the fine details such as the introduction to the artist card, so special & I felt spiritually uplifted to see the gorgeous creator, & I am so happy, thank you very much. With love & blessings to Ghana, the artist & to all.

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"Beautiful and substantial"

Beautiful and substantial!

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Chief Carver Nana Frimpong has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and polish for production.

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