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Hand Crafted Authentic African Beaded Wood Mask from Ghana, "Tears of Joy"

Smooth features reveal her youth, yet she is wise beyond her age. Tears spill... more

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Smooth features reveal her youth, yet she is wise beyond her age. Tears spill from both eyes as great happiness overwhelms the girl. Rita Addo Zakour designs this beautiful African mask. Carved by hand of native sese wood, the mask features applications of aluminum repoussé, and beadwork surrounds the eyes. "Amidst extreme joy, some people shed tears," the Ghanaian artisan affirms.

  • 0.72 kgs
  • 1.6 lbs
  • 29.5 cm H x 27.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 10.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum and 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
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

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

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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.

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02/03/2017

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"Love my mask"

This mask is very beautiful the workmanship is outstanding

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"Mask reflects owner's happiness"

This unique mask looks lovely in my foyer. The background color is lighter than on the website but I understand each piece is unique. Workmanship is superb.

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19 Testimonials for Rita Addo Zakour

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Redhead at Heart

Kansas City, MO, USA

Rita Addo Zakour has a fine sense of style. an artistic eye and ecological integrity, using many recycled materials to create many of her designs. I Love the necklace and earrings I own!
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happytobehere

minnesota/USA

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Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

These are just the earrings to make a bold impression!
 
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