Circular West African Mask Handcrafted and Painted, "Rescued"
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Bible stories often inspire Victor Dushie's original designs. Carved by hand from sese wood, a person with a round face shout triumphantly. Parallel lines define the forehead while embossed aluminum adorns the cheeks. The Ghanaian artisan names this West African mask Edem, which means "God has rescued me" in the Ewe language.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Victor Dushie has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $600.
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.