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Decorative wood accent, 'Ekurasi' - Hand Carved Decorative Wood Home Accent Curate

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Hand Carved Decorative Wood Home Accent, "Ekurasi"

Tradition sits regally in this decorative lazy chair, known as Ekurasi, at one... more

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Tradition sits regally in this decorative lazy chair, known as Ekurasi, at one time reserved for the night watchman lending attentive vigil. Ekurasi also means "village," the illusion created by the careful and intricate hand-carving of this chair. Presented by Ernestina Oppong Asante, the home accent is crafted of local odum wood and masterfully detailed with polish in different hues. Infused with African artistry, this piece makes for an original complement to a sophisticated setting.

Please note: Maximum weight capacity 125 lbs; item is intended as a decorative accent.

  • 5.60 kgs
  • 12.3 lbs
  • Back: 84.6 cm H x 31 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Back: 33.5" H x 12.25" W x 1.2" D
  • Seat: 45 cm H x 30.5 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Seat: 17.75" H x 12" W x 1.2" D

  • Odum wood
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ernestina supports and provides for her grandchildren's education.

Ernestina Oppong Asante has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1600 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood and paints, as well as leather for the drums.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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.

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27 Testimonials for Ernestina Oppong Asante

BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

This chair is so beautiful. Love, Love, Love. I will shop again. Thank you so much

Terese

Received the beautiful ""Botanical Beat"" Djembe on time. Is is so beautiful in details - great Master Piece of art from you. In addition, it sounds so great. I took it to a drum circle and everyone wanted to touch it and to play with it. All in all, thank you, Ms Asante, for making this awesome Djembe. Tony. WI. USA. 5/2015
 
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