Traditional Akan Decorative Wood Trinket Box Crafted by Hand, "Green Akan Promise"
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Daniel Quarcoo follows tradition with the design of this decorative box inspired by the Akan trinket box filled with beads. They are usually given as a present to young women of child bearing years. Adorned with a green halo and clay textures, this decorative box is carved of sese wood.
- 0.41 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- 7 cm H x 17 cm Diam.
- 2.8" H x 6.75" Diam.
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Thank you to the artist of this amazing elephant. I appreciate your wonderful talents. I have a collection of elephant statues and this is my favorite one. It will be special to me always.
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Up to 90 percent of Daniel's income comes from his NOVICA sales. His sales have been down recently and this worries him greatly since his whole family relies on him to provide for them, including his four children.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Daniel Quarcoo has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $200.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.