Hand Crafted West African Colorful Wood Wall Mask from Ghana, "Barowa"
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In an elaborate two-week process, Ghanian artisan Saeed Musah crafts this stunning wall mask carved from sese wood. This mask is ornately detailed using brass plates on the forehead and multi-colored recycled glass beads below the eyes. It is titled Barowa, which means "No Trouble" in the Hausa language.
- 0.63 kgs
- 1.4 lbs
- 27 cm H x 23 cm W x 7.5 cm D
- 10.75" H x 9" W x 3" D
- Sese wood, recycled glass beads, brass
- Intended as wall decor
- Each artwork is unique -- wood grain, color, and pattern will differ slightly from picture
- Recycled materials may vary slightly in color and/or pattern
- Free Gift Wrap? Yes
- Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
- Made in Ghana.
- Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Saeed Musah has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $1100.
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.