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Jute Bearded African Wood Mask from Ghana, "Abajo"

This fascinating mask is the original design of Awudu Saaed from Ghana. The... more

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This fascinating mask is the original design of Awudu Saaed from Ghana. The elongated visage has its mouth open and eyebrows arched, as if in surprise. Carved by hand from rubberwood, the mask features a long beard made of jute. The artisan names his creation Abajo, meaning "come and dance" in the Ga tongue.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 22 cm H x 12 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • 8.75" H x 4.7" W x 2.2" D

  • Rubberwood, jute
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Awudu Saaed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to stock up on the raw materials he uses for his masks, vases and decor items.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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3 Testimonials for Awudu Saaed

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LA FRANCE

The mask is just a lovely piece of art.
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Jane Jarboe

This stunning mask is displayed in a place of honor in my home. We love it.

Deb

Woodstock, Vermont. USA

I just received the Rhinoceros Vision carving. Very beautifully done, stunning. I love the creativity, artisanship and the homage to the rhinoceros....which I, too, feel is a fabulous critter. I will proudly display this in a most prominent place in my home. Thank you
 
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