Colorful Wood Mask Ornaments from Ghana (Set of 3), "Punu Masks"
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With this set of three ornaments, Ghanaian artisan Robert Aidoo-Taylor pays homage to the punu mask, which is used by Gabonese people to remember their ancestors. Each ornament is hand-carved from ofram wood and given a painted, rustic finish. A hole at the mouth characterizes each ornament.
- 84 grams
- 0.2 lbs
- Each (3): 10.5 cm H x 6 cm W x 2 cm D
- Each (3): 4.1" H x 2.4" W x 0.8" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Robert Aidoo-Taylor has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $750.
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.