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Product ID: 43364

Wood walking stick, "Chieftain"

byEmmanuel Nyadedzor: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (49)
Historically carved only for elderly West African royalty, this walking stick is... more

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Historically carved only for elderly West African royalty, this walking stick is adorned with local motifs and symbols. A solitary bird rests underneath the handle, symbolizing peace. Daniel Nyadedzor patiently crafts this piece from sese wood, adorns it with aluminum plating, and finishes it with white clay and cream emulsion paint to achieve its antique appearance. Nyadedzor names the walking stick Togbe, or "chief," in honor of his rich cultural heritage.

  • 0.66 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 94 cm H x 12 cm W x 4 cm D
  • 37" H x 4.7" W x 1.6" D

  • Sese wood
  • Max user weight: 200 lb. Not intended for heavy-duty or medical use.
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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49

Glenda

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06/20/2019

"Perfect."

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I have received hundreds of compliments. It is so unique. One of my best purchases ever.

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Chieftain, Wood walking stick

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Donna

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01/01/2022

"Beautiful Ornaments"

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When I opened this package I was so very very pleased with the quality. I was beyond happy! These ornaments are so well made and will hang in prominent spots on my tree every year! I may just keep them out and on display throughout the year. Thank you so much! They are a treasure!

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  • I will be buying more of these for gifts!

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Peter

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07/18/2021

"Nicely Done!"

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Now sits on my wall of art objects, as I begin my collection. Green Giant adds a charming calm presence to room.

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Sharon

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07/12/2021

"Perfect size!"

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These fit perfectly in my shadow box!

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Joseph

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07/07/2021

"Adds a touch of flair to the room"

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They are very well made and add a bit of interest to where they are placed. I am super happy for this purchase and will buy more from this extremely talented artist!

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  • Decoration

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Kathy

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05/04/2021

"These look so nice in my front room!"

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They are unique and really are beautifully handcrafted.

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Microcredit Financing

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Emmanuel Nyadedzor has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1200. Proceeds were used to purchase wood, metal plates, polish and paint to continue production.

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