Handcrafted Sese Wood Decorative Vase in Black form Ghana, "Black Vessel"
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Hand-carved from sese wood, this charming decorative vase is designed by Abdul Salami Amadu of Ghana. The vase is given a gleaming black finish with painted designs in white and red.
Abdul Salami Amadu has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to stock up on raw materials for his carvings.
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.
I really like this vase from Africa. It is painted nice and I like how he carved the wood. I put on my shelf with all my other vases both ceramic and wood. Beautiful detailing.
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