African Hand Beaded(75 items)
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Featured Reviews on African Hand Beaded
By Jane J.
River Goddess by Salihu Ibrahim is breath-taking! Thrilled with this addition to my collection. Highly recommended.
Abdul Aziz Mohamadu Hand-carved African masks
"In 2000, I went into carving and since then I have never regretted it. But I haven't abandoned painting completely either."
Popular African Hand Beaded
Tribal Chief African Mask Beaded Wood, "Landa"$57.99
Kobina Asmah handcrafts this spectacular mask, a loyal replica of the Landa mask. The mask is named after the celebrated chief of the Toma people, who live in southeastern Guinea bordering Ivory Coast, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The Landa mask is believed to bring forth a better harvest and protect the land. Asmah carves the sese wood mask and adorns it with glistening beads and embossed aluminum.
Eco-Friendly African Wood Mask with Raffia from Ghana, "Eco Akuchinyere"$69.99
Wearing a headdress made from colorful, handwoven raffia fiber, this African mask is created by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. He hand-carves the mask from a single piece of sese wood, accented with colorful beads of recycled plastic. This mask is named which means "wealth has come" in the Igbo language of Nigeria.
African Bridal Beaded Mask Crafted by Hand, "Sadaki"$84.99
This exquisite mask by Abdul Aziz Mohamadu represents a bride. Gleaming brass, aluminum and colorful beads adorn the handsome piece. "Such masks are used during wedding ceremonies by the Bemba tribes from Zambia," he explains. "The mask is presented to a young woman along with gifts for her family. When she is presented to the bridegroom's family, she puts on this mask to show that her family accepts her future husband."
Beaded African Mask Hand-carved Wood, "Akofena"$49.99
Crossing swords and glistening beads adorn Awudu Saaed's original mask. He calls it "Akofena" or "Sword of War" in the Twi dialect spoken by the Akan people of Ghana. Saaed carves the sese wood mask by hand, featuring cut-out eyes and a narrow chin. He details the black mask with brown and green painted accents.