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Handmade Wood Jewelry Box, "Sankofa Adinkra Bird"

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
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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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