African Heart(38 items)
Welcome to the African Heart Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Review on African Heart
By Gwendolyn D.
In The Eyes of the Beholder
I have had this piece for a while and I love it. It is absolutely unique and always gets attention when I wear it. The craftsmanship is awesome. Simply a stunning piece. I have searched for another one. Hopefully the artist will make more.
Robert Aidoo-Taylor Wood carvings and jewelry
"I am a self-taught artist. I never took any classes or attended courses... I enjoy working alone, and my inspiration comes from nature."
“In 2009, I joined NOVICA. I am a jewelry artisan.
“A lot has changed since I joined this wonderful institution. I joined as a bracelet maker, but the kind of guidance I had from NOVICA helped me to widen my imagination. To a large extent, my finances... read more
Popular African Heart
Handcrafted Wood Heart-Shaped Wall Mirror from Ghana, "Texture of Love"$114.99
Winfred Korley hand-carves this mirror from Ghanaian sese wood in the shape of a heart. He elaborates it with etched heart and line motifs, giving it an antiqued finish in colors of red and black. Exuding a loving vibe, this mirror makes a wonderful addition to any home.
African Heart Mask Necklace for Men's Jewelry, "Kwele Love"$29.99
This necklace for men with a heart-shaped mask is inspired by the customs of the Kwele people of Gabon, who in olden days would gift a mask at a wedding. They believe love is everlasting, enduring even death. Robert Aidoo-Taylor designs this necklace for men with a hand-carved ofram wood mask for a pendant that is worn on a black adjustable cord.
Batik Heart Pattern Green Cotton iPad Case by Ghana Artisan, "Akoma Heart"$49.99
Using traditional batik methods, Ghanaian artisan Hannah Dodoo creates an off-white heart pattern on a background of emerald and deep red-orange on this beautiful iPad case. The bag closes securely with both a zipper and Velcro and features an interior black nylon lining. The artisan names the purse , which means "heart."
Animal Kingdom-Themed Wood Relief Panel from Ghana, "Kingdom of Animals"$164.99
In celebration of Africa's animal kingdom, Ghanaian artisan Wilson Aboagye creates this impressive relief panel. Within a heart shape, a lion, rhino, elephant, giraffe, and bird are hand-carved from sese wood as they gather beneath a tree. The artisan finishes this piece in hues of brown and green.