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Pair of Wood and Recycled Glass Statuettes from Ghana, "Fertility Couple"

Artisan Winfred Korley crafts a charming pair of fertility dolls, rich with... more

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Artisan Winfred Korley crafts a charming pair of fertility dolls, rich with significance. The woman holds her stomach, and the man does so as well in solidarity, showing his support in maternity. Each figure is carved by hand from native sese wood and adorned with jewelry of recycled glass beads. Fertility dolls such as these are common in West Africa, carried by women who are hoping to conceive.

  • 0.28 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Male figurine: 24 cm H x 9 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • Male figurine: 9.5" H x 3.5" W x 2.2" D
  • Female figurine: 23 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Female figurine: 9" H x 3.3" W x 2.4" D

  • Sese wood, recycled glass beads
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Features an aged antique finish
  • 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!

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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

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5 Testimonials for Winfred Korley

Rochelle

Mr. Korley, I have purchased 2 of your carvings. Each one is unique and I am amazed how much detailing you can make out of wood. In addition, I love the colorful clothing on each sculpture.

Amy

My 'Lovely Lady of Ghana' mask just arrived. It's gorgeous, I absolutely LOVE it. Thank you.
Love your work on the 'Chieftain's Trumpeter'. It looks great in my living room for all to see when their enter my house. Blessing.
 
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