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Hausa wood African mask, "Beautiful Woman"

The eyes dominate this elegant mask, their clear orbs surrounded by intricate... more

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The eyes dominate this elegant mask, their clear orbs surrounded by intricate plates of embossed brass. A medallion of brass repoussé centers the wide forehead, Working in polished sese wood, Abdul Karim Star sculpts an elongated mask to portray a young lady. He names the piece Meique, which means "beautiful" in the language of the Hausa people of northern Ghana. "This represents the beauty of an African woman," he says.

  • 0.43 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 32.5 cm H x 15 cm W x 7 cm D
  • 12.75" H x 6" W x 2.8" D

  • Sese wood and brass
  • 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!

Abdul Karim Star has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $750 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to stock up on wood, metal plates, polish and paint 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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blkqueen48

Sacramento, ca

I just wanted to personal Thank You for my beautiful masks. Your passion and love in your work shows through the detail of your artistry.
I received the beaded wooden ""King's"" mask. It is strikingly impressive, especially in the beauty and excellence of your work. Blessings.

David

Philadelphia, PA

Wonderful mask, even better than it appeared on the website. Thank you.
 
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