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Handcrafted African Wood Candleholder for Seven Tapers, "Hope"

byWilson Aboagye: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (4)
Carved by hand from sese wood, this handsome candleholder features brass-lined... more

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Carved by hand from sese wood, this handsome candleholder features brass-lined openings for seven tapers. On the base, an adinkra symbol conveys popular wisdom. It is known as nyame biribi wo soro, meaning "God is in the heavens" in the Twi language. It is a symbol of hope.

  • 0.63 kgs
  • 1.4 lbs
  • 14.5 cm H x 29.5 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 5.75" H x 11.5" W x 2" D

  • Sese wood, brass
  • Candle(s) not included
  • Features a rustic, rugged finish
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended
  • For use with standard taper candles
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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4

Verified Reviewer

03/19/2017

"Absolutely Beautiful! !!"

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The mask is masterfully carved and now hangs in my living room as a treasured heirloom! Thank you again to the artisan!

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From Gilbert, Arizoona USA

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06/21/2016

"Perfect for Sanctuary"

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The title of the item was very important to me, as well as how the piece would fit into my personal sanctuary of African and Jamaican art.

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This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Wilson Aboagye has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $100. Proceeds were used to buy raw materials for his workshop to continue production.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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