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Hand Carved Red Sese Wood Decorative Stool from Ghana, "Adrinka in Red"

byAbdul Aziz Mohamadu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (73)
Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this charming decorative stool.... more

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Ghanaian artisan Abdul Aziz Mohamadu designs this charming decorative stool. Hand-carved out of sese wood, the stool is painted red with an antiqued finish. On the base of the stool, the artisan carves a unique Adrinka symbol known as Gya Name, which means "except God" in the Akan language. To the Akan people, this symbol represents the supremacy of God.

  • 0.17 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 11 cm H x 14.5 cm W x 9 cm D
  • 4.3" H x 5.75" W x 3.5" D

  • Sese wood, ceramic
  • For decorative use only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Antiqued finish
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

73

Verified Reviewer

05/29/2020

"Beautiful hand carving"

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I was very impressed with the quality of the wood carving with the giraffe. Very excited to have it displayed in my house.

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05/25/2020

"Love this mask"

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Beautiful mask, perfect wall hanging loop.

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04/09/2020

"My African Room"

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This art work is simply beautiful!!! Love it ???

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03/18/2020

"good"

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I recommend a nice mask.

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01/14/2020

"Center of Beauty Wall Mask"

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Beautiful wall mask, looks exactly like the photo shown!! It also has an element of a Mid Century Modern look to it.

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01/11/2020

"Joined an antique African Mask on my Den wall"

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Very well carved and beautiful painting. Amazing use of colors

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Abdul has four children of his own and and cares for an additional four. All eight children live with him and he treats them all as his own.

Abdul has a dream of establishing an art academy for carving and sharing the African culture that is so closely tied to wood carving. So far, he has trained over 30 people but hopes that number can grow to be in the hundreds with an academy.

Since he started working with NOVICA, he has been able to grow his business. Through NOVICA and his determination, every day he gets a little closer to his goal of empowering and training others in carving.

Abdul Aziz Mohamadu has received 10 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to pay for improvements to his workshop.

Abdul financially supports the education of his own four children and the four other children that live with him.

 
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