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Akan wood mask, 'Star Guide' - Red and Black Beaded African Mask

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Red and Black Beaded African Mask, "Star Guide"

byAbdul Aziz Mohamadu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (108)
The radiant points of a star gleam in brass inlay applied to sleek black wood.... more

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The radiant points of a star gleam in brass inlay applied to sleek black wood. Colorful and beautiful, this African mask comes from Ghana's Akan people. Rich applications of seed beads add elegance to a design by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. He names it Nsoromma, or "Star."

  • 0.45 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • 44 cm H x 13 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 17.25" H x 5" W x 3.1" D

  • Sese wood, brass, recycled glass beads
  • 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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108

William

From Stafford Va

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01/17/2022

"My mask"

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Very nice Zulu warrior mask. Looks great in my office with all my other masks. Thanks

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Bender

From Colorado

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01/16/2022

"Striking Pieces of Art"

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Awesome pieces of hand made art. Well decorated, colorful, and attractive. An excellent addition to my eclectic collection. Highly recommended!

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Aparna

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01/09/2022

"Truly Benevolent"

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This is my first mask purchase. My husband could not believe this was hand made. Gorgeous ..: it hangs in my study - reminding me the importance of benevolence in these hard times

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  • Wall art

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James

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01/08/2022

"Beautiful, unusual mask!"

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Beautiful, unusual mask! I have a lot of masks in my collection, but this is the first mask that combined a wooden carved mask with a very colorful, handwoven raffia fiber head piece. I havent seen anything like this. It will look fantastic hanging on my wall. Truly an artist at what he does!

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Rita

From Canada

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01/04/2022

"Beautifully crafted"

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Lovely intricate design; just as described and pictured. A wonderful addition to my collection.

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Deborah

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12/05/2021

"Looks as pictured"

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I love the mask it looks exactly as described. A great addition to my collection.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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