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African wood mask, 'Kekewa' - Original African Wood Mask Carved by Hand

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Original African Wood Mask Carved by Hand, "Kekewa"

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The "Kekewa" mask portrays the original artistry of Ghana's Ali Mohammed. Meaning "beauty" in the Hausa language, the sese wood mask is carved by hand and painted brown with yellow, red, white, green and black details. Ornately embossed aluminum plates adorn the forehead and cheeks.

  • 0.68 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 52 cm H x 23 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 20.5" H x 9" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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85

Barbara

Verified Reviewer

01/11/2019

"Exquisite Mask"

Thank you Ali Mohammed for a beautiful piece of craftsmanship. It has a place of honor in my home.

Purchased Item:

Kekewa, Original African Wood Mask Carved by Hand

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Evie

From Harrisburg, Pa. USA

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05/13/2022

"LOVE THESE!"

These were my Mothers Day gift and I love them. Very sentimental.

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Fun

Best Uses

  • Very cute, almost any time

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

Teree

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04/10/2022

"One of the favorites in my Santa collection."

Beautifully hand crafted. Unique and such a find.

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Charlene

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02/28/2022

"Subtle honor"

It was my honor to wear lovely handcrafted earrings. It is my pleasure to wear these with such a wonderful meaning and a nod to the African artisan who created this. Those in the know heartily compliment me on my choice...thats simply delightful...my heartfelt thanks.

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Erik

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02/14/2022

"Perfect gift for my wife"

My wife absolutely loved this beautiful necklace! She is passionate about the environment so this was the perfect gift! The craftsmanship put into the necklace shows! I couldn t be more pleased!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Valentine's Day

Darcy

Verified Reviewer

01/24/2022

"I wear these everyday"

I love these earrings. They are beautiful and joyful and look great with almost everything! Thank you for them!

Purchased Item:

Anaconda, Sese Wood Snakeskin Motif Dangle Earrings from Ghana

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