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African beaded wood mask, 'Abusua' - Colorful Beaded African Wood Mask from Ghana Curate

Product ID: 305839

Colorful Beaded African Wood Mask from Ghana, "Abusua"

Carved by hand, this wood mask features colorful beads for a vibrant design.... more

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Details

Carved by hand, this wood mask features colorful beads for a vibrant design. Artisan Awudu Saaed of Ghana uses traditional hand carving techniques to make a mask from rubberwood with a rainbow of glass beads in a geometric pattern. In the Akan language, Abusua means "family."

  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Wood mask: 16.5 cm H x 11 cm W x 5.5 cm D
  • Wood mask: 6.5" H x 4.3" W x 2.2" D

  • Rubberwood, recycled glass beads
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Awudu Saaed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to stock up on the raw materials he uses for his masks, vases and decor items.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

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3 Testimonials for Awudu Saaed

LA FRANCE

The mask is just a lovely piece of art.

Jane Jarboe

This stunning mask is displayed in a place of honor in my home. We love it.

Deb

Woodstock, Vermont. USA

I just received the Rhinoceros Vision carving. Very beautifully done, stunning. I love the creativity, artisanship and the homage to the rhinoceros....which I, too, feel is a fabulous critter. I will proudly display this in a most prominent place in my home. Thank you
 
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