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Hand Carved and Painted African Mask from Ghana, "Desire for Peace"

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Carved by hand, this colorful mask by Anna Yawson depicts a bearded personage... more

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Carved by hand, this colorful mask by Anna Yawson depicts a bearded personage with narrow eyes and a serene gaze. The unique and beautiful design is the artisan's own. She names it Fafali, a Ewe word meaning "peace." "I want peace to prevail in each home where this mask is displayed," she confides.

  • 0.14 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 24 cm H x 10 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 9.5" H x 3.9" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood
  • 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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From Michigan

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07/09/2016

"The detail is great!"

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Its the perfect small piece for a green space.

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Desire for Peace, Hand Carved and Painted African Mask from Ghana

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From San Francisco Bay Area

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10/14/2020

"A gorgeous ornament"

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A truly unique ornament to be cherished forever. The attention to detail can be noted in the beadwork and color choices.

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05/06/2020

"Gift Well Received"

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I bought this for my brother last year because hes a fisherman. He really really really liked it. I have yet to see it because I havent been over to his office, but hes mentioned it several times and how much he likes it.

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From Naperville, IL

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11/04/2019

"Mask"

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Beautiful

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10/03/2019

"Very Cute"

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I love hippos!

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09/24/2019

"Perfect for the Hippo Lover!"

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Anna Yawson has carved a magnificent hippo! The necklace is adjustable and will make the perfect and unique gift for my daughter, who collects hippos. It is definitely one of a kind and she has nothing like it. She will be thrilled with Annas wonderful craftsmanship!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Anna's husband suffered from a stroke five years ago. They currently live is different cities but she travels to see him every week while taking care of her two biological children and three adopted children. Her income from NOVICA helps her pay for his medical care and to support her children.

Anna Yawson has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, aluminum plate, and polish for production.

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

Anna cares for five children, including her two biological children and three that she adopted.

Anna supports the education of two children in elementary school and one in high school.

 
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