CADEAUX du MONDE

Fair Trade Camerounian Blackened Brass Hut Miniature

Camerounian Artisan

Handcrafted of recycled brass using the "lost wax" method of casting at an artisans' cooperative in Bamenda, Cameroun, this blackened brass hut miniature is a wonderful example of traditional West African ornamentation, design and a brass finishing technique known regionally as blackening.  The exquisite detail and decoration on the piece were achieved using finely woven wax threads which is a hallmark of "lost wax" casting.   The brass alloy was made from recycled metal.  It measures 2 3/4" tall.

 


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Welcome to Cadeaux du Monde's online gallery, an award winning, eclectic, green, fair trade, international folk art collection. Featuring affordably priced handmade folk art from developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean and the South Pacific for the sophisticated, discriminating collector. We also exhibit original regional New England artwork in Galerie Escalier. In addition to our fabulous folk art and original artwork, CADEAX du MONDE staff is available to present our popular multicultural workshops to students of all ages. Our latest expansion is providing small business and social media workshops and consulting with staff available for private lessons, group workshops and social media management.

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