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Hand Made Wood Sculptures of Ashanti Twins (Pair), "Ashanti Twins"

byPeter Turkson Kwame Boakye: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
Ghana's Peter Turkson Kwame Boakye works to help his village by training and... more

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Ghana's Peter Turkson Kwame Boakye works to help his village by training and empowering local carvers and craftspeople. He hand-carves this pair of sculptures from local sese wood to depict a pair of twins sitting on stools. One of them wears jewelry made from recycled glass beads. The artist names them after the Ashanti tribe of Ghana.

  • 0.36 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • Largest piece: 26 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 6.5 cm D
  • Largest piece: 10.25" H x 3.3" W x 2.6" D
  • Smallest piece: 27 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Smallest piece: 10.75" H x 3.3" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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02/12/2020

"Definitely a conversation piece"

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I love the authenticity of this piece.

Purchased Item:

Fanti Beauty, Wood Sculpture Glass Necklace Sitting Woman from Ghana

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05/14/2019

"Wonderful"

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Love my handmade puppet! Pairs perfectly with African Gown Wearer

Purchased Item:

Elephant Gown Wearer, Calabash Decorative Puppet with Clothing from Ghana

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05/14/2019

"Wonderful"

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Love my handmade sculpture. Pairs perfectly with Elephant Gown Wearer

Purchased Item:

African Gown Wearer, Hand Made Calabash Sculpture with Clothing from Ghana

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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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