Sese Wood Wall Art Hand Carved Decorative Fan from Ghana, "Guro Lizard"
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Featuring a bold design in dark brown and rustic off-white colors, this wall art is handcrafted from native sese wood by Ghanaian artisan Salihu Ibrahim. The artisan carves the wall decor by hand, decorating one side with geometric etchings and the other side with a crawling lizard. The decorative fan, which adds a unique cultural accent in the home, is named after the Guro people of the Ivory Coast.
- 0.11 kgs
- 0.2 lbs
- 34 cm H x 21 cm W x 2.5 cm D
- 13.5" H x 8.25" W x 1" D
Salihu Ibrahim has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to expand his workshop by hiring additional carvers.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
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.