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African wood mask, 'White Adesewa' - Artisan Hand Carved Sese Wood White Adesewa Beauty Mask Curate

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Artisan Hand Carved Sese Wood White Adesewa Beauty Mask, "White Adesewa"

"Crowned beauty," proclaims the name of this mask, from the Yoruba... more

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"Crowned beauty," proclaims the name of this mask, from the Yoruba language. The face is painted white with thick black eyebrows, and then crowned with a blue and yellow headpiece, all carved from local sese wood by Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu. The rounded diamond shape highlights the pointed chin and high forehead, used in many kinds of African masks as a representation of idealized beauty.

  • 0.60 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 29 cm H x 20 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 7.75" W x 3.1" D

  • Sese wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

Product Reviews By Customers

8 Testimonials for Abdul Aziz Mohamadu


Doral, FL

The mask I received is meticulously crafted. Every detail is beautifully created.


Garland, Texas

Beautiful Mask, love all the details. Thank you so much. I will purchase again from Abdul Aziz Mohamadu.


Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.