Ashanti-Style Wood Fertility Dolls from Ghana (Pair), "Blue Ashanti"
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Traditionally given to Ashanti women who hope to have children, this pair of fertility dolls is designed by Raphat Asigbey in Ghana. A male and a female figure are hand-carved from sese wood, given a painted finish in hues of blue, green, and black that accentuate their patterns.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Raphat Asigbey has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $400.
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.