While helping her mother, Madam Adwoa began to offer a small number of woodcarvings, which to her surprise sold very well in the market. This inspired to pursue woodcarving as a career.
Madam Adwoa became involved in handicrafts through her mother, who sold Adinkra symbols and kente cloths. While helping her mother, she began to offer a small number of woodcarvings, which to her surprise sold very well in the market. This inspired Madam Adwoa to pursue woodcarving as a career. After a period of careful instruction in the creation and finishing of finely sculpted objects, she opened up her own workshop, under the banner, "God moves in mysterious ways."
Currently Madam Adwoa heads a team of fifteen artisans in her workshop. As a highly evolved and dedicated creator, she demands only the best from her staff.
Golden highlights add a regal touch to this superlative textile by the Gobah-Tengey family. Created in rich kente cloth strips, its name means "Conference in Angola." Takpekpe was designed in 1950 by the late Atsu Gobah Tengey-Seddoh to....read more
Woven by hand, traditional West African kente cloth is dazzling. Madam Adwoa continues her mother's craft with this extraordinary design. Each strip of kente cloth requires considerable effort, and the looms are worked with both hands and feet. Each....read more
"I was inspired by the fans that the Royal Family and other dignitaries use, which I saw on exhibit when I visited the Ashanti King's Manyea Palace, in Kumasi," confides Robert Aidoo-Taylor. To craft this extraordinary fan, he covers a vinyl board with....read more
"I was inspired by the fans that the Royal Family and other dignitaries use, which I saw on exhibit when I visited the Ashanti King’s Manyea Palace, in Kumasi," confides Robert Aidoo-Taylor. To craft this extraordinary fan, he covers a vinyl board with....read more
COLLECTIONS FEATURING Kente Cloths from West Africa
Kente Cloths from West Africa
Novica's Kente Cloth Collection features bold designs and a variety of colors. Each kente cloth is handcrafted by talented artisans in West Africa.
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