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Original African Wood Mask Carved by Hand, "Kekewa"

byAli Mohammed: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (61)
The "Kekewa" mask portrays the original artistry of Ghana's Ali... more

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The "Kekewa" mask portrays the original artistry of Ghana's Ali Mohammed. Meaning "beauty" in the Hausa language, the sese wood mask is carved by hand and painted brown with yellow, red, white, green and black details. Ornately embossed aluminum plates adorn the forehead and cheeks.

  • 0.68 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 52 cm H x 23 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 20.5" H x 9" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

61

Verified Reviewer

01/11/2019

"Exquisite Mask"

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Thank you Ali Mohammed for a beautiful piece of craftsmanship. It has a place of honor in my home.

Purchased Item:

Kekewa, Original African Wood Mask Carved by Hand

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From WOODS HOLE, MA

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11/21/2020

"Absolutely beautiful"

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I have the same assessment for all the face masks Ive ordered from Novica. Theyre gorgeous, and function just as they should. Thank you!

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Verified Reviewer

10/30/2020

"Added to my Santa collection. We all love him."

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We all love him. He fit right in with all the others in their folk art way.

Best Uses

  • Christmas time i bring out all the Santa's and it changes the look of the whole apartment
  • Love to see them all for the month

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Verified Reviewer

09/07/2020

"Wonderfully Carved Pendant"

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This is a distinctive, unusual necklace that I hang as a piece of art when Im not wearing it. Pricing is very reasonable for something that can upgrade both your wardrobe and your home!

Best Uses

  • Necklace; Wall Art

Purchased Item:

Adinkra Sankofa, Adinkra Sankofa Bird Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana

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Verified Reviewer

08/28/2020

"Just what I needed"

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Fits well and look great

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From Fresno, CA, United States

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08/24/2020

"Love"

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I love this face mask! Beautifully crafted

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ali financially supports the education of two of his own children and two others in primary school.

Ali Mohammed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $2000.

Starting off with very humble earnings, Ali has worked hard to grow his workshop and better his livelihood and that of his family.

Ali currently supports four children who are all under the age of ten.

 
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