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Product ID: 352919

Hand-Carved Sese Wood Sankofa Sculpture from Ghana, "Sankofa Knowledge"

byCynthia Danquah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (16)
Signifying the importance of learning from the past, the Adinkra symbol Sankofa... more

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Signifying the importance of learning from the past, the Adinkra symbol Sankofa is depicted by a bird reaching to grab an egg off its back. Ghanaian artisan Cynthia Danquah creates this sculpture, which she carves by hand from sese wood. This piece of home decor is named Yonko Pa Ye, an Akan phrase that means "it pays to have a good friend."

  • 0.55 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 31.5 cm H x 15 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 12.5" H x 6" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

16

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05/15/2020

"Little Turtle"

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Very nice! As described! Thank you!

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  • Decorative

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02/03/2020

"obrempon elephant"

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I am extremely pleased with the elephant. It looks exactly like the picture. I am looking forward to ordering more items.

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01/20/2020

"rhinoceros"

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Love the art work

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Purchased Item:

Roaming Rhinoceros, Hand Carved Rhinoceros Sese Wood Sculpture from Ghana

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12/31/2019

"Christmas present for wife"

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More Beautiful than I expected! She(we) love it.

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10/06/2019

"Colorful and cute"

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I wear this with plain tops and dresses, it really compliments and lifts the outfit I am wearing, Iove this piece!

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06/03/2019

"African Wood Beaded Pendant Purchase"

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Am very pleased, with this purchase. Bought it as a gift, for a friend. Who is originally, from Ghana. Will definitely be, looking at & purchasing, more trinkets. Via the near future.

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Purchased Item:

Ohemaa, African Wood Beaded Pendant Necklace

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Cynthia Danquah has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $200. Proceeds were used to stock up on beads and stones for the jewelry she makes and sells.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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