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

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Ghanaian artisan Godfred France designs and handcrafts this round mask from sese... 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 West Africaicon info
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32

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06/23/2017

"This is going to be one of many Cheerish Heirlooms"

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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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04/22/2021

"Much Needed Valued Treasure!"

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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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04/18/2021

"Traditional presence in my space..."

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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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From Northern California

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04/18/2021

"Strong presence in my studio space!"

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

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  • Compliment your wall-décor with something more than a "print
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Show Your Strength, Hand Carved African Wood Mask

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Verified Reviewer

04/01/2021

"Beautiful Mask!"

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This mask is made with quality and the colors are so vibrant!

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01/09/2021

"Protecting my home"

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I ve been in love with Africa since I visited a few years back. I regretted not buying a mask then and have been looking for the perfect one ever since. I found this one and it now hangs over the entry door to my home making me feel safe and secure! It s beautiful and I m so happy!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

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.

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

Godfred hires assistants during periods of high demand.

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