Can you please tell me if the lighter color is blue or silver? Thanks
Hand-carved Black/Gray Sesse-wood Lovers Heart Mask (Ghana)
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.
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.
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|Dimensions||12 x 8 inches|
|Style||Classic Contemporary Traditional|
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They excellent for my African inspired living room in my new house. I could have made a better choice.Read More
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*Read More
I keep this my the door as a reminder to never leave the one you love. I just love it's meaning and it's quite beautiful on the wall.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Very nice piece. Good craftsmanship it looks cool in my living room next to my Cora guitar(also thanx to overstock)Read More
This is another stunning mask in my opinion. It is a little small but the carvings are noticeable. I love these hand carved mask from Ghana. Each one has a story to tell.Read More
I purchased this piece for a friend who loves African art. It looks so great with their art collection, I plan to start a collection of my own with this being my first piece.Read More
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Mine is cream colored.
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