Artisans in Burkina Faso use the lost wax method to cast these stunning bronze statues that pay tribute to literacy in Africa and women readers everywhere. These one-of-a-kind works of African art add beauty and meaning to any ledge in your home.
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- This is an hand-crafted item. Colors and/or dimensions may vary slightly.
- H 11 x L 4 x D 5 in (H 28 x L 10,2 x D 12,7 cm)
- 1.4 lb (562 g)
- Shipped from Montreal
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Burkina Faso gathers hugely talented craftsmen and women mastering several techniques, of which lost wax casting is a major one.
Our figurines are a wonderful representation of this technique. It embodies the beauty of the african woman, the grace and internal strength of the african feminine mystique.
Open in October 2000, the Ouagadougou art village brings together in a space of creation, production and trade, the works of more than 500 craftsmen and women, in order to promote Burkina Faso arts and crafts.