Hand Carved Black Wood Walking Stick from Ghana, "Kokote Stick"
This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more
Hand-carved from local sese wood, this walking stick is presented by Ghana's Eva Asantewa Amakye, who enjoys the nostalgic feelings involved in creating antiqued pieces. Black in color, the walking stick features the image of a sheep at the top, named Kokote in Akan. With embossed aluminum accents, a round handle at the top completes the walking stick.
- 0.48 kgs
- 1.1 lbs
- 92.5 cm H x 13.5 cm W x 4 cm D
- 36" H x 5.25" W x 1.6" D
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.
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.
Eva Asantewa Amakye has received a $500 microcredit loan with 0% interest.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.