Handmade Accent Table, "African Eagle"
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The majesty of the Okora Ti ("eagle head" in the Akan language) distinguishes this accent table. Carving the keenly expressive face and each soft feather by hand, Eric Danquah achieves a work of bold beauty. In Ghana, the eagle is regarded as the mother of all birds and master of the sky.
Eric Danquah has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to purchase wood as well as sandpaper, polish and wood stain for increased production.
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.