African Geometric(61 items)
Welcome to the African Geometric Collection at NOVICA.
Ali Mohammed Hand-carved wood masks and jewelry
"I was good at learning through watching my brother when he was carving, and then I would try my hand and I would ask for assistance when needed."
Popular African Geometric
2 Colorful African Kente Print 2-Layer Contour Face Masks, "Edwene Asa"$19.99
A colorful cotton print depicts Ghana's traditional kente design. The phrase means "all motifs are used up" in the Akan language, indicating the number of different patterns combined in this one. Each color in kente cloth has its own meanings in Asante culture. Green is fertility and new harvest, gold is royalty, black is strength, aging and spirituality, and white is purity.
Justina Botwey uses the fabric to craft a pair of beautiful contoured face masks. Lined in solid white, both are double-layered, washable and reusable, with elastic loops to slip over the ears. "To me, the combination of colors in this kente design indicates that, despite our differences, we are still one people," the artisan affirms.
The position of individual prints and colors will vary but the fabric will remain the same.
Geometric African Print Brown & Yellow Cotton Face Mask, "Warm Geometry"$19.99
Warm yellow and ginger brown combine with black and white in a beautiful geometric African print. Lydia Mawuenya Amedzrator transforms the cotton fabric into a stellar face mask. Crafted by hand, the double-layer contoured mask is lined in black, is washable and reusable, and has drawstring cords to loop and tie around the head.
Placements of the motifs may vary.
Geometric Motif Men's Cotton Shirt from Ghana, "Mesmerizingly Handsome"$99.99
Mesmerizing in its style, this men's cotton shirt from Ghana is designed by Lydia Mawuenya Amedzrator. The cotton, featuring printed geometric motifs and a grid of lapis, chili, and purple. This shirt features a button-up front and a collared neckline.
Brown and Beige African Print 2-Layer Cotton Face Mask, "Mahogany Paths"$17.99
Zigzag motifs in mahogany brown trace paths across fields of beige. This beautiful cotton African print becomes a comfortable, pleated face mask. Designed by Ali Mohammed, it is double-layered, washable and reusable, and has cords to tie around the head.
Placement of colors and motifs can vary slightly but the fabric is the same.