Hand Crafted Wood Wall Mirror from Ghana, "Ohemaa"
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The workshop of Winfred Korley in Ghana presents this unique framed mirror hand crafted from sese wood. The frame of the mirror is painted black and features a motif created by etching the wood with diagonal, vertical, and horizontal lines. The name given to this mirror is Ohemaa which means "Queen Mother" in the Twi language of the Akan tribe.
- 1.03 kgs
- 2.3 lbs
- Frame: 40.5 cm H x 30.5 cm W x 2 cm D
- Frame: 16" H x 12" W x 0.8" D
- Mirror: 22 cm W x 32.5 cm H
- Mirror: 8.75" W x 12.75" H
Winfred Korley has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, his raw material, to increase production.
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.