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

byEvelyn Kafui Ahianyo: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (23)
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
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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23

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07/29/2019

"Just beautiful"

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I have ordered almost ten handcrafted canes and each time I open my package- I?m in awe (lost of words that t describe beautiful). It just gets better and better. This one has truly made it to my top list;

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Sankofa Bird, Hand Carved Adinkra Theme African Walking Stick

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01/02/2017

"Beautifully made"

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This is a lovely cane/walking stick. I didnt 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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Artfully made Strong

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11/06/2020

"My Husband Loved This Gift!"

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The craftsmanship and authenticity are quite impressive and I gave it to my husband as a Christmas gift. Its hanging on the wall of his office.

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proud artistic African

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10/24/2020

"Outstanding Beauty"

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The detail and originality shown in this piece is amazing. I am a collector of tribal masks and am proud to have this particular mask in my collection. I look forward to adding many more masks to my ever-growing wall of African art.

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09/11/2020

"Great Craftmanship"

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This mask is smaller in size but it makes a great addition to my cultural wall. the colors are more subdued than bright.

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10/21/2019

"Absolutely lovely!"

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Ive added this sculpture to my collection of beautiful and strong woman sculptures. Thank you!

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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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