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Wood and aluminum jewelry box, 'King's Treasures' - Wood and Aluminum Jewelry Box Curate

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Wood and Aluminum Jewelry Box, "King's Treasures"

The legendary Nana Daka, or "King's treasure box" in Akan, inspire the design of... more

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The legendary Nana Daka, or "King's treasure box" in Akan, inspire the design of this jewelry box. Ahmed Baba Osmanu crafts it by hand with sese wood and embossed aluminum motifs featuring the image of the Ashanti throne on the lid and on sides. On the front is Hye Wonhye, the Adinkra symbol for endurance. Featuring brass hinges, the box closes with an aluminum latch.

  • 1.53 kgs
  • 3.4 lbs
  • 15 cm H x 30 cm W x 16 cm D
  • 6" H x 11.75" W x 6.25" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ahmed Baba Osmanu has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the wood, metal plate, polish and paint that he uses in his sculptures and wood- work.

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.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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1 Testimonial for Ahmed Baba Osmanu

Mr. Osmanu does beautiful work. This box was ordered for a gift and it is exquisite. The lid slides to open and the mechanism for this is seamless and smooth. It almost seems to be magic. My friend will love it. Thank you.
 
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