Hand-Carved Sese Wood Village Landscape Decorate Plate, "Aklowa"
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Ghanaian designer Abdul Salami Amadu creates a charming decorative plate to add sophistication to your living space. Sese wood is used to form the plate before hand-carving the village motif upon the center. The artist calls this piece aklowa, which means "village" in the Ga dialect.
- 0.18 kgs
- 0.4 lbs
- 2.5 cm H x 27.5 cm W x 27 cm D
- 1" H x 10.75" W x 10.75" D
Abdul Salami Amadu has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to stock up on raw materials for his carvings.
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.