Two by two, the animals wend their way toward Noah, who awaits them. Obediently, Noah follows God's instructions with no idea of how things will end. Bright Kofi Agbetey takes his inspiration from the Bible to narrate the story of Noah and the ark. Carved by hand of teakwood, 12 animals join Noah and his wife to board the big boat.
Ark: 13 cm H x 38 cm W x 8 cm D
Ark: 5" H x 15" W x 3.1" D
Tallest piece: 11 cm H x 5 cm W x 2.5 cm D
Tallest piece: 4.3" H x 2" W x 1" D
Smallest piece: 4.5 cm H x 2.5 cm W x 1.5 cm D
Smallest piece: 1.8" H x 1" W x 0.6" D
THIS PRODUCT IS ARTISAN-MADE
ARTIST: Bright Kofi Agbetey
"I am a wood carver who is objective and respectful. Bright Kofi Agbetey is my name, and I was born on 9th January 1981 in Accra.
"I started to learn the skill of carving at age 12 when I’d go to visit my father, Mr. Samuel Komla Agbetey at his workshop when I returned from school. I observed closely what he and his team made and I must admit I was surprised at how they could turn wood into such beautiful items. I developed an interest in knowing more and also willing to learn how I could try my hands at it. Gradually I was taken through the basic training. I was a business student in senior high school but upon completion, my father could not further my education due to financial reasons. Since I had learned how to carve, I decided to veer into that rather than be an idealist.
"I worked with my father at his workshop for about three years. During this period, I was allowed to sell the items I could craft and this offered me the opportunity to buy my own tools to be able to set up on my own.
"I finally got a place of my own in a location where lots of people including foreigners come to purchase hand-carved items. I earned very well at this market through the sale of my work, which afforded me the opportunity to further my education, and also assist my younger siblings through school. Through this craft I have been able to build a shelter for my family.
"I have also had the opportunity to train several students who study art in school and wanted to improve skills whiles still schooling.
"My inspiration comes from my wife, children and friends. My hopes, plans and dreams for the future are to build an art and crafts college where interested youths can be trained to improve their living standard in the country."
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Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.
Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.
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Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.
Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.
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