These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. Dress details are painted by hand.
A beautiful gift for mothers and grandmothers, each sculpture is a one-of-a-kind work of art. Measures 6.5"T.
Artisans in Burkina Faso convey the serene beauty of feminine Africa in bronze, cast with the lost wax method: the sculpture is carved in beeswax and a clay mold is formed around it, then the wax is melted away, leaving a void to fill with molten bronze.