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Hand Carved African Fertility Doll with Embossed Aluminum, "Akuaba"

Theophilus Sackey depicts a beautiful young woman he names Akuaba. Referring to... more

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Theophilus Sackey depicts a beautiful young woman he names Akuaba. Referring to a fertility doll, the word means "Akua's daughter;" Akua is the name given to every Ashanti girl born on Wednesday. Childless women hold great faith in their powers and often carry a doll with them until they become pregnant. Also, the akuaba is a symbol of beauty and wisdom.

  • 0.41 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 51.5 cm H x 13 cm W x 8.5 cm D
  • 20.25" H x 5" W x 3.3" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • 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!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Theophilus Sackey has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1200.

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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2 Testimonials for Theophilus Sackey

Patricia

Thank you so much for the wonderful mask - it is beautiful!

Jon

I received the elephant mask today. It is so beautiful. Thank you so much!!
 
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