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Wood decorative slingshot, 'Senufo Fighter' - Sese Wood Cultural Decorative Slingshot from Ghana

Product ID: 296998

Sese Wood Cultural Decorative Slingshot from Ghana, "Senufo Fighter"

bySalihu Ibrahim: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (112)
Traditionally used as a weapon, this Ghanaian slingshot serves as a striking and... more

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Traditionally used as a weapon, this Ghanaian slingshot serves as a striking and characteristic piece of home decor. Salihu Ibrahim creates the slingshot of sese wood with a dark brown finish, hand-carving the handle in the shape of a bird's head. It is named Senufo, after a group of people located in the Ivory Coast and Mali.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 18.5 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 4 cm D
  • 7.25" H x 3.7" W x 1.6" D

  • Sese wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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112

Joseph

From Florida

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07/07/2021

"My Favorite"

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This is hands down my favorite item ordered so far from Novica. It adds such intrigue and whimsy to my office wall and I truly appreciate this artist. I cherish this item.

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Fortune, Hand Crafted Wood Mask

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Joseph

From Florida

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07/03/2021

"Love This artist"

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Probably said that already but the products he puts out make it hard not to... Such a quality piece added to my collection!

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Joseph

From Florida

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06/11/2021

"I wish i could give a higher rating"

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I am continually impressed with the work put out by this master of his craft! Items always look like they are represented online and are just a treasure for me and my home office wall!

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Eva

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06/09/2021

"Wonderful piece of furniture"

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Thank you Salihu Ibrahim for the wonderful woodwork. It makes me smile and appreciate it every time I look at it.

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Joseph

From Florida

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05/29/2021

"Fantastic craftsmanship"

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Very well made! I think I this artists biggest fan. His work is so amazing and the talent and art is obvious!!

Best Uses

  • wall Hanging

Purchased Item:

Heart Fortunes, Fair Trade Nigerian Wood Mask

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Joseph

From Florida

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05/29/2021

"Exceptional"

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Im not the first to say it but I am so impressed with this Artist! I Love this guys work and the attention to detail

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  • Wall hanging
  • Mounting

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.

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 artist supports children under the age of 18.

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