African Spring(27 items)
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Beautiful hand carving
I was very impressed with the quality of the wood carving with the giraffe. Very excited to have it displayed in my house.
This is pure art! The various woods and metals comprising the design are beautifully integrated to enhance the overall subject.
Akwele Suma Recycled paper and fashion jewelry, and original paintings
"One can never finish discovering what nature has to offer, so from a place of the spirit and with joy, gratitude, and delight I am going deeper with my work in order to share with the world."
In 1990 Akwele graduated from the Ghana... read more
Popular African Spring
Beaded Pendant Necklace with Recycled Glass and Wood, "Eco Anonyam"$89.95
Centering this necklace, a pendant of recycled plastic resembles amber. Ghanaian artisan Tina Quaye designs and crafts this boho necklace, circling the wearer with beads of green recycled glass and brown sese wood. This necklace is named meaning "glory" in the Akan language.
African Wood Mask, "Protect the Forest"
This long, narrow face could appear in the trunk of a tree, crowned by slender branches. Carved by hand from seasoned African African rubberwood, it is the expert handiwork of Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. "This mask is used by the Gonja people of Northern Ghana," he explains. "It is used to protect their forest, which they believe is the resting place of their ancestors." Named – a Gonja word that means "protect the jungle," it receives its white coloration from applications of clay.
Hand Made African Wood Mask, "Akan Beauty"$99.95
From the imagination and skilled hands of Ghanaian woodcarver Rita Addo Zakour comes this detailed wooden mask. Handcrafted of local sese wood with a satin finish and hand-hammered aluminum detailing. Zakour names her creation , from the Akan word for beauty. Comes with a leather tab for hanging.