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Product ID: 272701

Hand Made African Mask with Wood and Raffia Accents, "Prosper"

byAbdul Aziz Mohamadu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (75)
Prosperity is the theme of this African wood mask presented by Abdul Aziz... more

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Prosperity is the theme of this African wood mask presented by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. The artisan names his creation Akuwueziuka, which means "speak prosperity" in the Igbo language of Nigeria. This oval mask features carved sese wood decorated with aluminum plate and accented with a crown of intricately woven raffia.

  • 0.56 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 42.5 cm H x 33.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 16.75" H x 13.25" W x 3" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, raffia
  • Intended as wall decor
  • 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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75

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07/01/2020

"Birthday gift"

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This was a gift for a friend s “Welcome to Wakanda” 70th birthday. Its authenticity and the workmanship were mind blowing. Absolutely beautiful.

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From Denmark

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06/20/2020

"Gorgeous mask!"

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This is a stunning mask, I am really happy the purchase!

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05/29/2020

"Beautiful hand carving"

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I was very impressed with the quality of the wood carving with the giraffe. Very excited to have it displayed in my house.

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05/25/2020

"Love this mask"

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Beautiful mask, perfect wall hanging loop.

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From Jacksonville, FL

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04/09/2020

"My African Room"

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This art work is simply beautiful!!! Love it ???

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03/18/2020

"good"

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I recommend a nice mask.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

 
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