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Hand-Carved Sea Turtle Family Sese Wood Decorative Plate, "Turtle Family"

byAbdul Salami Amadu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (2)
A tiny turtle floats upon the welcoming shell of the parent as designed by... more

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A tiny turtle floats upon the welcoming shell of the parent as designed by Ghana's Abdul Salami Amadu. This decorative plate is carved from sese wood to reveal the sea-inspired motif, giving attentive detail to the features of the animal pair. The plate is hand-painted in earthy shades of green and brown.

  • 0.18 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 2.5 cm H x 27.5 cm W x 27 cm D
  • 1" H x 10.75" W x 10.75" D

  • Sese wood
  • For decorative use only
  • Not for use with foods
  • 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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From OREGON CITY

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03/23/2019

"Wood vase"

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I really like this vase from Africa. It is painted nice and I like how he carved the wood. I put on my shelf with all my other vases both ceramic and wood. Beautiful detailing.

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03/21/2019

"Delight to the eye"

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Everything about this small vase looks and feels nice. Its a true work of art. And what an amazingly superb packaging job to protect it in transit. This vase rounds out my floral project perfectly.

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Abdul Salami Amadu has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to stock up on raw materials for his carvings.

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

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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