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African beaded wood mask, 'Samba Messenger' - Multicolor Wood Recycled Glass Bead African Mask from Ghana icon bankCurate

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Multicolor Wood Recycled Glass Bead African Mask from Ghana, "Samba Messenger"

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Recycled glass beads in a variety of colors adorn the surface of this eco-friendly African mask, hand-carved from local sese wood. Featuring an original design by Ghanaian artisan Awudu Saaed, the mask also features hand-painted motifs for a complex look. The artisan names the mask Samba, meaning "messenger" in the language of the Zarma people from Niger.

  • 0.18 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 27 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 4 cm D
  • 10.75" H x 3" W x 1.6" D

  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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"The craftsmanship is second to none"

West African mask was unbelievable. These artists are amazing

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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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