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Wood decorative stool, 'Adinkra in Brown' - Hand Carved Brown Sese Wood Decorative Stool from Ghana icon bankCurate

Product ID: 279245

Hand Carved Brown Sese Wood Decorative Stool from Ghana, "Adinkra in Brown"

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu crafts this decorative stool in the style of Ghana's Ashanti... more

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Abdul Aziz Mohamadu crafts this decorative stool in the style of Ghana's Ashanti thrones. Hand-carved of sese wood, iti is painted brown with an antiqued finish. On the base, the artisan carves a unique symbol known as Gye Nyame, which means 'except God' in the Akan language. To the Ghanaian people, this symbol represents the supremacy of God.

  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 9.5 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 3.7" H x 5.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Antiqued finish
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

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8 Testimonials for Abdul Aziz Mohamadu

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Joseph

Doral, FL

The mask I received is meticulously crafted. Every detail is beautifully created.
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BflyBfreeBme

Garland, Texas

Beautiful Mask, love all the details. Thank you so much. I will purchase again from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu.
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blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
 
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