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Solid Brass Esono Figurines

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One of a Kind!

Destination: Kumasi , Ghana

“When elephants fight the grass is trampled,” goes one of many African proverbs about the magnificent beast. A symbol of strength, power and good luck—especially when its trunk is pointed up!—the elephant (esono in Twi) holds a place of honor in Ghanaian culture, though their numbers in West Africa are limited. We purchased these lovely brass figurines with their magnificent shnozzes from a man named Akwasi Noreur, who practices the art of lost-wax casting.


Krofofrom, just about 45 minutes north of Kumasi, is a village of brass craftsmen who practice the art of lost-wax casting, a technique that goes back hundreds and hundreds of years. When we visited, we met with Akw... Read More

Details and Dimensions

2.6"L, 1.8" H

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