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African wood mask, 'Zodwa' - Wood and Brass Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana

Product ID: 319252

Wood and Brass Wall Mask Hand Carved in Ghana, "Zodwa"

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Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu creates this stunning mask using local... more

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Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu creates this stunning mask using local rubberwood. He carves the wood by hand into his own design, before painting and polishing it over the course of two to three weeks. Stunning textured brass repoussé metalwork adorns the cheeks and forehead of the elongated face. Intricate copper wire work accentuates the brows, the nose, and the area around the nose and mouth of the mask. The artisan names the bold wall decor zodwa, which is a Zulu word that translates to "only girls."

  • 0.28 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 31 cm H x 11 cm W x 6 cm D
  • 12.25" H x 4.3" W x 2.4" D

  • Rubberwood, brass plate, copper wire
  • 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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100

Julia

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08/25/2021

"Just gorgeous!"

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This mask is beyond beautiful! It is made with so much details and craftsmanship!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: Christmas

Anita

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08/18/2021

"It feels good to help."

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I love receiving my masks from NOVICA. Each and every one i have in my collection is beautifully crafted with every attention to detail. I am happy and pleased with my purchases. It feels good helping the worldwide communities gain a much deserved reconization. Much praise for the artists!

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Craig

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08/01/2021

"WOWOW"

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The piece is absolutely stunning. My wife fell in love with it the moment she saw it. We plan to purchase more wall items from this very talented artisan.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: birthday

Megan

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07/21/2021

"So Different"

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I ve gotten so many comments on this mask because of its unique shape and appearance.

Best Uses

  • Wall art

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Jo Ann

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06/20/2021

"Striking Mask"

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I wished for this beautiful mask for a long time, but it was seldom available. It is joy to gather art work from many cultures and feel a connection. I admit the name good woman added to my admiration. I hope I am one. Thank you Abdul.

Best Uses

  • Making joy

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Joseph

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06/11/2021

"Wonderfully made"

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This is a piece that brings joy and a splash of color to my office wall. I love it! Very well made by the Artist

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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