Original Hand Carved African Wood Mask with Star Motif, "Kekeli"
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Ghanaian artisan Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo creates this original mask design, hand-carved from native sese wood. She surrounds the rotund face with a star motif, and paints the mask in shades of rust brown, lime green and black. Kekeli means "star" in the Anlo dialect spoken in the Volta region of Ghana.
- 0.64 kgs
- 1.4 lbs
- 25 cm H x 24 cm W x 6.5 cm D
- 9.75" H x 9.5" W x 2.6" D
- Sese wood
- Intended as wall decor
- 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.
Evelyn Kafui Ahianyo has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $900 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in a purchase of wood, metal plates and paints to increase production.
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.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
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.