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African wood mask, 'Xoese' - Original African Long Mask for Wall in Hand Carved Wood

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Original African Long Mask for Wall in Hand Carved Wood, "Xoese"

This wall mask exudes a powerful presence with its long blue face and textured... more

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This wall mask exudes a powerful presence with its long blue face and textured cream contours. Featuring a long reddish-brown nose, the sese wood mask is carved and painted by hand. Rita Addo Zakour calls her original design Xoese, meaning "Believe" in the Ewe dialect of Ghana. "It's all about believing in something," comments the Ghanaian artisan.

  • 0.48 kgs
  • 1.1 lbs
  • 43.5 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 17.25" H x 3.7" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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Judy

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06/13/2022

"Amazing"

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It is hard to believe that these earrings are made from plastic. I love the style and they are well made. Thank you Rita.

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Candice

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05/26/2022

"So cute!"

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These earrings are absolutely adorable. I love them! I bought them to wear with a dress I have. They are perfect!

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Aaron

From Ottawa, Canada

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05/10/2022

"Top choice!"

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Of several pairs of earrings to choose from, my niece immediately gravitated to these. Im not sure how this leopard style effect was achieved bit its fantastic. They looked beautiful on my nieces ears!

Best Uses

  • Jewelry

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

Yolanda

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05/08/2022

"Love my necklace, goes with everything!"

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In fact, as I write this, I realize that I am wearing it right now! Everyone asks me where I got this beautiful necklace. Wear it in summer or winter. It is a neutral necklace that goes with everything.

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Kathy

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03/22/2022

"Really nice design"

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I really like the design of these earrings. They have a nice shape and weight to them, and look great with casual attire. Thank you, Rita - I will be wearing these often.

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Nancy

From Noblesville, IN. 46062

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03/07/2022

"STUNNING"

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Great looking and feeling bracelet to be worn with some special word bracelets I already own. Thank you, Rita, for creating this and using natural materials!

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