Handcrafted Wood Wall Combs (Set of 3), "Ashanti Wisdom"
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Master woodworker Daniel Nyadedzor carves this set of antique style combs. Originating from the Ashanti region of Ghana, they bear the name Nyansa, meaning "wisdom" and symbolize the type of combs used by the Ashanti long ago. The face of an elderly person is featured, highlighted with intriguing metal plates embossed with African motifs.
- 0.80 kgs
- 1.8 lbs
- Each (3): 25 cm H x 11 cm W x 2 cm D
- Each (3): 9.75" H x 4.3" W x 0.8" D
- Sese wood
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Ghana.
- Ships fast from USA.
Emmanuel Nyadedzor has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1200. Proceeds were used to purchase wood, metal plates, polish and paint to continue production.
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.