Hand Carved Walking Stick With Female Motif and Circular Top, "Ahoufe"
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Not only are walking sticks a symbol of wisdom and rite of passage for someone who has reached old age, they are a piece of art with spectacular designs. Ghanaian artist Eva Asantewa Amakye creates this particular walking stick with a stunning female form adorned with colorful red and yellow paint as well as etched aluminum plating. Amakye names it Ahoufe, a word meaning "beauty."
- 0.97 kgs
- 2.1 lbs
- 96 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 6 cm D
- 38" H x 5.75" W x 2.4" 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.