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Mother's Hope Statue

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Burkina Faso.

$125.00

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The lost wax method of bronze casting dates back many centuries. A wax figure is sculpted lovingly by hand, then encased in clay. The clay mold is set to dry in the sun, and fired until firm. The wax inside melts and is collected to be used again. It’s a cycle. Beeswax takes a shape, only to dissolve and be replaced by something more permanent-- bronze.

  • Bronze
  • 8H inches
  • Handcrafted in Burkina Faso

UPC: 732919488432

SKU: 1801850

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  • The Makers
    Atelier de Formation et de Promotion des Artisans

    Atelier de Formation et de Promotion des ArtisansAtelier de Formation et de Promotion des Artisans is comprised of nearly 400 artisans in and around Ouagadougou, the capital city, and several in Bobo Dioulasso, the economic center of Burkina Faso. Most of the artisans work at the Centre National D’Artisanat, the Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, which was started in 2000 by the Luxembourg government to showcase the work of Burkinabe artisans, and the Maison des Artisans. These three centers double as workshops and exhibition spaces. In addition, a few of the artisans work in their homes. Read more.

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