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African wood mask, 'Jabu' - Hand Carved African Sese Wood Mask with Brass Plate

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Product ID: 292562

Hand Carved African Sese Wood Mask with Brass Plate, "Jabu"

byAbdul Aziz Mohamadu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (103)
An original design by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, the name of this... more

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An original design by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu, the name of this mask comes from the Zulu word for "joy," jabu. The mask is carved from sese wood, then adorned with brass plate on the forehead and under the eyes. The artisan also paints it with rich black, blue, and red tones to create a bright and eye-catching depiction of jabu.

  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 20 cm H x 10 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • 7.75" H x 3.9" W x 2.2" D

  • Sese wood, brass
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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Total reviews

103

Shalisha

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08/09/2017

"Amazing piece, well worth the money"

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I bought this as a house warming gift for a friend. Perfect addition to her new home. The colors are vibrant, very well made. Absolutely beautiful piece.

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Jabu, Hand Carved African Sese Wood Mask with Brass Plate

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: housewarming

Joanne

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11/23/2021

"Best Hair Comb"

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There was an issue and they only sent me one comb. Novica fixed this. Now I have two awesome combs. It is almost impossible to find wooden combs, and for my natural hair, plastic combs are painful. This comb pulls out tangles and snags and does not hurt. Now I have two. I would not put this on my wall, and there is no hook attached. They fit comfortably in my hand. In my case, I was searching all over for wooden combs, and could only find plastic ones. I bought this product specifically to use as a comb. Im very satisfied.

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beauty haircare ouchless wooden comb

Best Uses

  • combing hair
  • detangling
  • untangling hair
  • natural beauty aid

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Robin

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11/07/2021

"GOES WELL WITH MY AFRICAN ART"

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This is BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOVE the intricate painting...simply awesome...Happy I purchased.

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African Art Mask Wedding

Best Uses

  • To hang

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Sharon

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10/15/2021

"Small but mighty!"

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It is the perfect addition to my collection! Thank you!

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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

Verified Reviewer

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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God's Gift, Unique Nigerian Wood Mask

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

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.

Job Creator

Job Creator

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.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

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

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