Add an aura of mystique to your decor with this symbolic wood mask. Representing the African family style of love and devotion, the mask is hand-carved from Sesse wood and is presented as an ebony accent piece. This is sure to be a favorite....more
Add a touch of Africa to your decor with this Lovers Heart Mask.
A symbol of true love, this mask represents the African family style of love and devotion. The Sankofa love symbol on the mask represents the idea that you do not leave the one you love behind. The mask has been hand-carved out of Sesse wood and is sure to become one of your favorites.
The Story Behind the Product
Akwasi Agyeman was born into a family of 12 children in the small tribal village of Foase in Ghana, West Africa. The family was so poor that Akwasi was limited to only a 7th grade education in order to help his father farm to feed the family. In 7th grade his teacher asked each of them to make something for art class. Akwasi produced a Fertility Doll as his project and amazed the teacher. Akwasi knew then he had a natural talent for carving. After ten years and with the help of Fair trade Akwasi is now married with two handsome boys. He employs 15 people and has built a small three bedroom house for his family. Akwasi and his fellow artisans hope you enjoy their work.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Ships Carbon Neutral* Imported
Ships Carbon Neutral*
12 x 8 inches
Classic, Contemporary, Traditional
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I recently received this piece and was very dissatisfied that it was carved simular to the picture of what l ordered and wanted,but not painted at All !!!
I was looking forward to getting a mask with somewhat of a two tone finish, this was incomplete l feel and not worth the fee to return it.
However I had purchased many Art Mask from Overstock,and have been very ,very pleased,so l will be ordering Again*
The mask is not quite what I expected, it looks more "masklike" in the picture. It is very flat, but I'm okay with it. The color is more matte. I bought it to hang on my back door, instead of a wreath, and I must say it looks good hanging next to a large Hibiscus plant. This is not a ceremonial- type mask, it is merely for decoration.
Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
Please tell us about the quality of the product. it is flatter than the picture suggests, but the quality is good
Im not sure what I was expecting, but the mask seemed a little less substantial then what I wanted. I like it, and I might keep it for myself, but it wasn't what I had in mind for the person I bought it for.
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