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Product ID: 154915

Handmade Wood Jewelry Box, "Sankofa Adinkra Bird"

byAhmed Baba Osmanu: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
Ahmed Baba Osmanu is inspired by the traditional treasure boxes of kings for the... more

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Ahmed Baba Osmanu is inspired by the traditional treasure boxes of kings for the design of this jewelry box. Carved from sese wood, the box is adorned with the legendary Sankofa Adinkra symbol that is shaped like a bird with its neck and head turned backwards upon itself. It reminds all to look upon the past to retrieve important teachings. The lid is adorned with a handsome camel. Featuring brass hinges, the box closes with an aluminum latch.

  • 1.78 kgs
  • 3.9 lbs
  • 15 cm H x 30 cm W x 17 cm D
  • 6" H x 11.75" W x 6.75" D

  • Sese wood, aluminum and brass hinges
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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3

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01/03/2018

"Proud Giraffe"

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Wonderful unique box! Fast shipping also!

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10/18/2017

"Unique and sturdy"

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This is a very interesting piece which will be perfect for a particular gift recipient who has a taste for unusual finds. Came quickly and was well wrapped.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas

Pam

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06/20/2016

"Lovely box"

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This is a Christmas gift to someone though I love it so much I may just get another for myself.

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Tortoise Wisdom, Hand-carved Decorative Box from Africa (small)

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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