Set of 2 Handcrafted Sese Wood 'Fante Fertility Twins' Sculptures (Ghana)

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ITEM#: 19841931

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

Ghana's Winfred Korley carves two sese wood sculptures by hand with admirable artistry and decorates them with bright beaded jewelry. Representing fertility dolls given to married couples that want twins, these sculptures are legendary.

Product Features:
  • Worldstock Country: Ghana
  • Colors: Beige, yellow, green
  • Set includes: Two sculptures
  • Materials: Sese wood, stone beads
  • Antiqued finish
  • Dimensions (each): 7.8 inches high x 3 inches wide x 2 inches deep

Story Behind the Art:
Ghana's Winfred Korley says, 'I developed the art of carving at a young age. After school, I'd walk to a nearby workshop to observe carvers busy sculpting different objects from a log of wood. I was surprised to see such beautiful art pieces, and this aroused my interest in learning more. Several times during such visits, I picked up pieces of wood from the workshop and, when I reached home, I tried my hand at carving, following the process I had observed.'

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 Stone, Wood
Type Sculptures
Season or Holiday All Seasons
Color Beige, Green, Yellow
Country of Origin Ghana
Product Features Handmade
Worldstock Worldstock
Dimensions Each: 7.8 inches high x 3 inches wide x 2 inches deep
Model Number 202132
Country of Origin Ghana

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