Handcrafted Sese Wood 'The Virtue of Patience' Decorative Bowl (Ghana)

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ITEM#: 19841796

This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

Intricate motifs trace diagonal paths on a cylindrical wood bowl. Crafted by hand by Abdul Salami Amadu in Ghana, the decorative centerpiece bowl is named 'Ankuri,' a Hausa word meaning 'patience.'

Product Features:
  • Worldstock Country: Ghana
  • Colors: Black, beige
  • Materials: Sese wood
  • Quantity: One
  • For decorative use only
  • Not for use with foods
  • Dimensions: 3.5 inches high x 7.8 inches diameter

Story Behind the Art:
'While in junior high, I lived in a neighborhood where there are a lot of carvers and I assisted them in sandpapering masks and other carvings. This got me interested in woodcarving, and I also did well in art classes at school. After graduation, I decided to go back and assist the carvers. Even though they couldn't pay me much, I felt happy and satisfied, and was glad to go to work with each new day. Now I work on my own. The most challenging part of this craft is when am designing my work, and the nicest part is when I mix colors to paint. My hope is to become an excellent designer.'

What is Worldstock?

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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Features
Material Wood
Type Bowls
Color Beige, Black
Product Features Handmade
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions 3.5 inches high x 7.8 inches diameter
Model Number 202151
Country of Origin Ghana

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