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Hand Carved Ghanaian Decorative Wood Box with Adinkra Motif, "Hope Keepsake"

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Store accessories and keepsakes in this charming decorative box from Ghanaian artisan Ralph Ashong. Hand carved from Cape cedar wood, the black box is patterned with geometric engravings on all four sides and opens to a single compartment that is perfect for small items. The indigo lid of the box is adorned with an adinkra symbol called biribi wo soro, an Akan word meaning "hope." Adinkra symbols are believed to have their origin an ancient kingdom that once stood where Ivory Coast is today in West Africa.

  • 0.25 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Box: 7 cm H x 17 cm W x 10 cm D
  • Box: 2.8" H x 6.75" W x 3.9" D
  • Lid: 2 cm H x 17 cm W x 12 cm D
  • Lid: 0.8" H x 6.75" W x 4.7" D

  • Canary Islands juniper wood
  • 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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01/02/2021

"Love this"

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This is so beautiful. Love the gentle curve of this piece.

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06/30/2020

"great for summer"

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absolutely love this necklace, it has lasted a long time and only gets better with age.

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09/28/2017

"Carved Wood Necklace"

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Great piece however for my taste it is a bit too large for a necklace. I hung it over my rearview mirror in my car. Looks perfect! Love it.

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