African Holiday Decor(59 items)
Welcome to the African Holiday Decor Collection at NOVICA.
Featured Reviews on African Holiday Decor
A Wonderful Addition to Our Nativity Collection
This is a beautiful and unique Nativity - very well crafted! We love the setting with an African-style shelter for the stable, and African Holy Family. We will look forward to displaying this Nativity at Christmas time every year from now on.
A beautiful reminder dee of African Art
These masks are exquisite ! We purchased them for ourselves and our favorite young couple as special Christmas tree ornaments. They are a bit heavy for a tree but being hung has beautiful Art as a remembrance from our time in Africa.
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 Holiday Decor
Wood African Mask Ornaments from Ghana (Set of 3), "Mblo Masks"$39.99
Worn during wedding, harvest, and other ceremonies, the mask is a popular mask among men of the Baule tribe. Ghanaian artisan Rober Aidoo-Taylor pays homage to that tradition with this set of three ornaments. Each ornament is hand-carved from ofram wood and given a painted, rustic finish.
Handcrafted Wood Nativity Religious Sculpture, "Holy Birth"$157.99
Francis Agbete sets the birth of Jesus in an African palm house. Carved by hand from kapok wood, this charming nativity scene depicts the Holy Family in traditional Ghanaian dress. The Three Kings bring gifts to the Christ child, accompanied by a messenger and a farmer.
Wood Nativity Scene, "African Palm House"$159.99
Francis Agbete sets the first Christmas in a traditional African palm house. Carved by hand from ceiba, or kapok wood, this charming nativity scene depicts the Holy Family in traditional Ghanaian dress. The Three Kings bring gifts to the Christ child, and animals snuggle close to the manger to keep the baby warm.
Unique Santa Claus African Christmas Sculpture, "Father Christmas"$109.99
Beloved around the world, Santa Claus is also present in West Africa, where some adults dress as Father Christmas, or "Papa Bronya." This is especially popular at events and parties, as Santa is the one who hands out gifts. Ali Mohammed depicts the benevolent character as a sculpture, carved by hand of sese wood with applications of clay to give it an aged look.