Pair of Sese Wood and Recycled Glass Figurines from Ghana, "Beaded Lovers"
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Ghanaian artisan Winfred Korley celebrates the love between two people, designing this charming pair of figurines. A man and a woman stand side-by-side, hand-carved of native sese wood and adorned with jewelry of recycled glass beads.
- 0.44 kgs
- 1.0 lbs
- Male figurine: 21 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 6 cm D
- Male figurine: 8.25" H x 3.7" W x 2.4" D
- Female figurine: 21 cm H x 10 cm W x 7 cm D
- Female figurine: 8.25" H x 3.9" W x 2.8" D
Winfred Korley has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, his raw material, 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.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.