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Handcrafted African Sese Wood Wall Mask from Ghana, "Heart of Africa"

Ghanaian artisan Godfred France designs and handcrafts this round mask from sese wood. Painted in shades of green, brown, and gold and finished with... more

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Ghanaian artisan Godfred France designs and handcrafts this round mask from sese wood. Painted in shades of green, brown, and gold and finished with local clay, the wall mask is decorated with two hearts on its forehead. The artisan calls the mask Akoma, which means "heart" in the Akan language.

  • 0.44 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • 26.5 cm H x 26 cm W x 11 cm D
  • 10.5" H x 10.25" W x 4.3" D

  • Sese wood, clay
  • 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 Ghanaicon info
  • Product ID: 288866
Godfred France
Godfred France

West Africa

Hand-carved wood masks

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35

Cheryl

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Jun 23, 2017

This is going to be one of many Cheerish Heirlooms”

What you see is what you get. I was so impressed that every detail of this mask that you see on the website is exactly what you get., it really looks authentic, good quality and craftsmanship. Cant wait to hang it on my wall. Looking now for the next treasure to order. Thank you Godfred France

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Heart of Africa, Handcrafted African Sese Wood Wall Mask from Ghana

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Walda

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Mar 30, 2022

powerful & artistic ... greets visitors to my home”

love this elephant protector mask ... beautiful & meaningful. adorns my entrance hallway.

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Edward

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Feb 28, 2022

Emac”

Love it has gotten many compliments. People know I am an avid reader so when I tell them what it represents they say great choice

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Julia

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Aug 25, 2021

Unique and colorful !”

This beautiful work has so many details and colors ! Very talented master carver and decorator - it was done with a lot of kindness and love !

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Lawra Long Bird, Hand Beaded Wood Mask

Gift Occasion
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: anniversary

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Imani

Verified Reviewer

Apr 22, 2021

Much Needed Valued Treasure!”

I am in love with my new gift. It arrived quicker than I expected it to, well packaged and looks just like the picture. Its giving good energy and good vibes.

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Kamau

From Northern California

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Apr 18, 2021

Traditional presence in my space...”

I love my new masks!!! They are beautifully-crafted. Shipment was fast and the masks were well-protected. I recommend this artisan!

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Our Traditions, African wood mask

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Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Godfred supports himself and five others in his family. Since the majority of his family's income comes from NOVICA, each order helps improve their livelihoods.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Godfred France has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $450 and the most recent for $900. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, metal plates and sandpaper for production.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

With his sales from NOVICA, Godfred is able to support the education of his three children as well as the daughters of his deceased sisters.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Godfred hires assistants during periods of high demand.

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