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Unique Hand Crafted Wood and Metal African Mask, "Yaa Asantewa"

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This imposing mask is created by Ghanaian artisan Ali Ibrahim in tribute to Yaa... more

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This imposing mask is created by Ghanaian artisan Ali Ibrahim in tribute to Yaa Asantewa, legendary warrior queen of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire that is now part of Ghana. The mask is carved by hand of sese wood and decorated with embossed metal plates intended to resemble war regalia.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 36.5 cm H x 17 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 14.25" H x 6.75" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum, brass
  • 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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4

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09/06/2020

"Conversation piece"

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This is very tall and very nice! I love the symbolism of it and it is a great conversation piece. Everyone who enters my house wants to know more about my lovely bird. I will treasure it forever.

Best Uses

  • Decoration

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11/27/2019

"Amazing quality, craftsmanship, & origin story"

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My ancestors come from the Akan people and I was so happy to get them this weapon as they made it clear no other would do. I genuinely was so ecstatic to receive my package and I love everything about the sword! It?s powerful, elegant, meaningful, and just downright badass! Thank Ali Ibrahim for crafting this with your own hands. I read your story and was truly touched. Keep up the amazing work!

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War Sword, Akan War Sword Wall Decor Hand Crafted in Ghana

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Verified Reviewer

03/05/2019

"A true reflection"

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This piece is even more beautiful in person. As soon as I opened the package I was instantly pleased! The colors are vibrant and the craftsmanship is amazing.

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08/26/2017

"A Unique and Beautiful Piece"

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What a beautifully crafted piece of art! When I received it, it was larger than I thought it would be, and I could tell right away that much love had gone into crafting this goblet. Mine is displayed on a black wood accent table in my dining room. Looks beautiful...Thank you Ali and Novica for bringing this wonderful art to us!

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Decorative

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Ali Ibrahim has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200.

 
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