If you have the travel bug, then a trip to Africa is likely to be high up on your bucket list. West Africa is a great place to start - with Ghana and Senegal being popular among travelers. On this page you can enjoy the rich artistic culture of this region.
Featured Reviews on Africa
Nice grouping of small masks.
My brother loves the details of the masks and they will go with his collection. They are actually hand size and just right for a mantle or to fill in a small space, even place them in a shadow box.
Rich stone and lovely design
This is a large piece with waves of rich brown amidst lighter hues. It is very smooth to the touch. The turtle is pleasant.
What a knock out!
The colors are beautiful together. The necklace holds its shape well when you wear it. It is unusual and attractive.
Rachel Armah Beaded jewelry
"I am a single mother of two daughters and due to the hardships I have faced as a single mother, I have done all I can to support my girls through petty trading and teaching."
Hand Carved African Sese Wood Mask from Ghana, "Fear Him"
From Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu comes this fearsome mask that is designed to resemble the mask of a Zulu warrior. Hand-carved from sese wood, the brown mask is embellished by engraved aluminum plates and copper wire designs.
Celebration of Music Multicolor Cotton Batik Wall Hanging, "Folk Music"
Ghanaian artisan Oluwayemisi Adeniran handcrafts this cotton batik wall hanging celebrating the folk music of Africa. The batik has a multicolor background with a thin white border and features a musician playing a conga drum.
Hand Crafted 100% Cotton Batik Wall Hanging from Ghana, "Masquerades in the Church"
Miracle-performing masquerading individuals are allowed to enter a church under the pretense of converting them to Christianity in this unusual wall hanging presented by Edward Adeniran of Ghana. He crafts this abstract cotton wall hanging using batik to portray an interesting spiritual scene in Ghana. Contrasting hues of bright purple, brown, and white are sure to add a burst of color to your home decor.
Artisan Crafted Unique Batik Wall Hanging, "Initiation into Womanhood"
Dressed in her best, a girl carries a calabash on her head. Edward Adeniran creates a batik wall hanging of radiant beauty, depicting a teen at the threshold of adulthood. "When a girl is born into kinship and she grows up, she must be initiated into womanhood by carrying the jewelry that her parents gave her to the venue of the ceremony. This is mainly practiced by the Yoruba tribe in the Western part of Nigeria," the Ghanaian artisan explains.
The ancient town of Ahwiaa in Ghana is a community of people who have worked with clay and wood for ages. The... read more
Try your hand at being a ‘curator’ utilizing many of the cultural masks NOVICA artisans have created, and add... read more
Wood decorative bowl made from African Sese wood created by African artisans features majestic animals... read more