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African beaded wood masks, 'Melowo' (set of 3) - Hand Crafted Beaded Wood Small African Masks (Set of 3) Curate

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Hand Crafted Beaded Wood Small African Masks (Set of 3), "Melowo"

Using traditional tools and methods, Awudu Saaed of Ghana crafts this set of 3... more

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Using traditional tools and methods, Awudu Saaed of Ghana crafts this set of 3 small masks. The masks are carved by hand from rubberwood and then adorned with colorful recycled glass beads in various patterns. The artisan names the set Melowo, a Ewe word meaning "I love you".

Please note: Sizes are approximate. Colors and motifs may vary, but the theme will be similar.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Each (3): 13 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 4.4 cm D
  • Each (3): 5" H x 3" W x 1.7" D

  • Rubberwood, recycled glass beads
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Color and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Size and shape may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Awudu Saaed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $800. Proceeds were used to stock up on the raw materials he uses for his masks, vases and decor items.

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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3 Testimonials for Awudu Saaed

LA FRANCE

The mask is just a lovely piece of art.

Jane Jarboe

This stunning mask is displayed in a place of honor in my home. We love it.

Deb

Woodstock, Vermont. USA

I just received the Rhinoceros Vision carving. Very beautifully done, stunning. I love the creativity, artisanship and the homage to the rhinoceros....which I, too, feel is a fabulous critter. I will proudly display this in a most prominent place in my home. Thank you
 
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