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African wood mask, 'Gratitude' - Hand Carved African Rubberwood Mask from Ghana

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Hand Carved African Rubberwood Mask from Ghana, "Gratitude"

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From Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu comes this exquisite hand-carved... more

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From Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu comes this exquisite hand-carved rubberwood mask. Colorful designs crafted from both wood and aluminum define the elongated face. The artisan names the mask Bongani, which means "be grateful" in the Zulu language.

  • 0.80 kgs
  • 1.8 lbs
  • 56.5 cm H x 19.5 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 22.25" H x 7.75" W x 3.1" D

  • Rubberwood and aluminum
  • 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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Steven

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10/21/2019

"I love this mask"

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I would definitely buy another item from the same artist. I?d love to see more of his art. The mask is gorgeous. It?s in my bedroom where I can see it every morning. Thank you, Abdul.

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Greg

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06/02/2018

"Stunning"

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Received Abdul Azizs Gratitude mask this week and it is truly beautiful. The workmanship is exquisite and the colors are truly vibrant and although are little more muted then what you see on screen, they truly pop. Very happy with purchase, a true work of art.

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Bri

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03/07/2018

"So Beautiful ?"

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So I ordered this mask to give as a birthday gift. It?s beautiful. So, so beautiful. It?s sturdy; the colors are gorgeous, the detail! I?m so in love I almost want to keep it for myself. Thank you SO much for this, Abdul. His day is gonna be made when he opens this!

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Julia

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08/25/2021

"Just gorgeous!"

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This mask is beyond beautiful! It is made with so much details and craftsmanship!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Christmas

Anita

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08/18/2021

"It feels good to help."

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I love receiving my masks from NOVICA. Each and every one i have in my collection is beautifully crafted with every attention to detail. I am happy and pleased with my purchases. It feels good helping the worldwide communities gain a much deserved reconization. Much praise for the artists!

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Craig

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08/01/2021

"WOWOW"

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The piece is absolutely stunning. My wife fell in love with it the moment she saw it. We plan to purchase more wall items from this very talented artisan.

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: birthday

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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