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Wood walking stick, 'Sankofa Bird' - Hand Carved Adinkra Theme African Walking Stick Curate

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Hand Carved Adinkra Theme African Walking Stick, "Sankofa Bird"

A traditional adinkra symbol from Ghana inspires this beautiful walking stick by... more

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A traditional adinkra symbol from Ghana inspires this beautiful walking stick by Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo. Carved by hand, it features the sankofa image. This is understood as "go back to your roots," a message conveyed through the form of a bird with its head tilted backward.

  • 0.73 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 92 cm H x 13 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • 36" H x 5" W x 1.8" D

  • Sese wood
  • Max user weight: 200 lb. Not intended for heavy-duty or medical use.
  • 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!

Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $900 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in a purchase of wood, metal plates and paints to increase 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.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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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01/02/2017

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"Beautifully made"

This is a lovely cane/walking stick. I didn't give it 5 stars because the colors are more vibrant in person than on my monitor and I preferred the more subdued colors.

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So beautiful, love the details. Very nice, thank you so much.

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The 2 sculptures I ordered (""A Mother's Bond"" & ""Detugbi"" arrived today and they are wonderful. They are beautifully made and look even better in reality than on the website. I'm absolutely delighted. Thank you.
 
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