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Congolese wood Africa mask, 'River Goddess' - Hand Beaded Congo Zaire Wood Mask icon bankCurate

Product ID: 84158

Hand Beaded Congo Zaire Wood Mask, "River Goddess"

Bright beadwork adorns the serene features of a river goddess. Salihu Ibrahim... more

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Bright beadwork adorns the serene features of a river goddess. Salihu Ibrahim creates an image from the Pende people of Zaire. Tassels of red thread complement the trade seed beads, and the piece receives an antique finish. Invoked during purification ceremonies of lakes, rivers and streams, the goddess protects her people from drowning.

  • 1.99 kgs
  • 4.4 lbs
  • 36 cm H x 25 cm W x 12 cm D
  • 14.25" H x 9.75" W x 4.7" D

  • Sese wood, beads, iron rings
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

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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"A culturasl heirloom"

Beautiful colors, well made

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"Rare Beauty"

I only need two words for this review, Truly Beautiful!

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"absolute treasure"

River Goddess by Salihu Ibrahim is breath-taking! Thrilled with this addition to my collection. Highly recommended.

Best Uses
  • stunning gift item
  • beautiful addition to home decor

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"Beautiful work"

i love the masks Salihu Ibrahim creates. ive bought several. they are all beautiful and powerful.

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31 Testimonials for Salihu Ibrahim

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I gasped when I opened the box to find this River Goddess Mask. It is even more beautiful than in the picture! The craftsmanship is very fine, and the overall effect is stunning. Gorgeous work!!
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Richard

This mask was exactly what I was expecting in quality and beauty. Great craftsmanship.
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Jane Jarboe

This intriguing and beautiful mask is a proud addition to our home.
 
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