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Wood jewelry box, "Gecko Guardian"

By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this novel jewelry box is steeped in West African... more

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By Ahmed Baba Osmanu, this novel jewelry box is steeped in West African tradition. He shapes the piece of sese wood and carves ornamental motifs along the edges. A gecko stands guard on the lid, and embossed aluminum adornments appear on the sides. In bygone times, fetish priests buried medicinal herbs in such boxes to increase their curative powers.

  • 1.05 kgs
  • 2.3 lbs
  • 11 cm H x 25 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 4.3" H x 9.75" W x 3.9" D

  • Sese wood and aluminum
  • 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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