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Product ID: 155657

Handmade Wood and Aluminum Jewelry Box, "Queen's Throne"

byAhmed Baba Osmanu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this jewelry box is triangular in shape. He shapes the... more

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By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this jewelry box is triangular in shape. He shapes the piece of sese wood and covers it with ornamental motifs in aluminum repoussé. Ashanti style thrones grace the sides. Named Jaga Sarawnia – "Queen's Box" in the Hausa language – such chests were once used by African royalty to keep their trade beads.

  • 1.28 kgs
  • 2.8 lbs
  • 15 cm H x 33 cm W x 33 cm D
  • 6" H x 13" W x 13" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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3

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01/03/2018

"Proud Giraffe"

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Wonderful unique box! Fast shipping also!

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10/18/2017

"Unique and sturdy"

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This is a very interesting piece which will be perfect for a particular gift recipient who has a taste for unusual finds. Came quickly and was well wrapped.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

Pam

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06/20/2016

"Lovely box"

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This is a Christmas gift to someone though I love it so much I may just get another for myself.

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Tortoise Wisdom, Hand-carved Decorative Box from Africa (small)

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ahmed Baba Osmanu has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the wood, metal plate, polish and paint that he uses in his sculptures and wood- work.

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.

 
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