Clothing Accessories - Walking Sticks

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Clothing Accessories - Walking Sticks - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Wood walking stick, 'African Parrot' (Ghana)
On sale - now 71.99 - was $79.99

Perched on a hand-carved walking stick by Frank Obiri-Ntow, a colorful parrot is painted by hand. The parrot is a symbol the Asona clan in Ghana, and the parrot signifies intelligence and unity.
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Wood walking stick, 'Chieftain' (Ghana)
On sale - now 61.19 - was $67.99

Historically carved only for elderly West African royalty, this walking stick is adorned with local motifs and symbols. A solitary bird rests underneath the handle, symbolizing peace. Daniel Nyadedzor patiently crafts this piece from sese wood, adorn
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Wood walking stick, 'Determination' (Ghana)
On sale - now 70.19 - was $77.99

Reaching ever upward, people strive for the top. Eric Danquah carves an extraordinarily detailed walking stick. Its airy, open design is topped by a ring. Danquah names the piece Masi Nkete, a phrase in the Akan language meaning "I am determined."
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Wood walking stick, 'Determination' (Ghana)
On sale - now 70.19 - was $77.99

Reaching ever upward, people strive for the top. Eric Danquah carves an extraordinarily detailed walking stick. Its airy, open design is topped by a ring. Danquah names the piece Masi Nkete, a phrase in the Akan language meaning "I am determined."
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Wood walking stick, 'Fertility Doll' (Ghana)
On sale - now 71.99 - was $79.99

A beautiful girl with a nubile body and a child-size head tops this walking stick. The figure represents a West African fertility doll. Childless women hold great faith in their powers and often carry a doll with them until they become pregnant. Skil
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Wood walking stick, 'Jester' (Ghana)
On sale - now 80.99 - was $89.99

Historically carved only for respected elderly West Africans, walking sticks symbolize dignity and an acquired collection of wisdom over the years. George Obeng sculpts this handsome example with a laughing jester as the handle.
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Wood walking stick, 'King of the Lions' (Ghana)
On sale - now 106.19 - was $117.99

Considered the king of all animals, the African lion is a regal and beautiful creature. George Obeng carves the mighty cat to crown a walking stick. He finishes the novel design with mansion polish.
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Wood walking stick, 'Master of the Sky' (Ghana)
On sale - now 56.69 - was $62.99

Evans Doe Martey interprets the majesty of the eagle, carving the keenly expressive face and each soft feather by hand. In Ghana, the eagle is regarded as the mother of all birds and master of the sky. Her watchful visage tops a handsome sese wood wa
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Wood walking stick, 'Mermaid' (Indonesia)
On sale - now 67.49 - was $74.99

With the appeal of ancient legends, this walking stick lures unsuspecting passers-by with its hand-carved beauty. Nyoman Karsa coaxes sono wood into the shape of mermaid, exquisitely detailed while standing on her fin tail. Intended for either practi
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Wood walking stick, 'Moving Up' (Ghana)
On sale - now 74.69 - was $82.99

Topped by a ring, this bold design by Eric Danquah depicts people who strive to reach the top. The hand-carved walking stick is named Masi Nkete, a phrase in the Akan language meaning "I am determined."
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Wood walking stick, 'Race Horse' (Ghana)
$74.99

A race horse lends its thoroughbred beauty to this distinguished walking stick. Using only hand tools, Evans Doe Martey carves the piece by hand from African sese wood.
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Wood walking stick, 'Rhinoceros' (Ghana)
$109.99

Securely armored, the rhinoceros brandishes his singular horn like a sword. So large and powerful are these animals they must give way only to the elephant, however, their greatest threat has been from man. An endangered species in Africa, the beast
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Wood walking stick, 'Sankofa Bird' (Ghana)
On sale - now 71.99 - was $79.99

Crowning a hand-carved walking stick by Frank Obiri-Ntow is a beloved adinkra symbol. These West African symbols communicate sayings and concepts through images. The sankofa depicts a bird that turns to look over its shoulder. It literally means to "
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Wood walking stick, 'Senufu Man' (Ghana)
On sale - now 80.99 - was $89.99

A piece to reflect Senufu artistry, this original walking stick features the profile of a man with a long beard and a protruding belly. Eric Darko uses manual tools to achieve the refined detail that embellishes this piece. Entirely hand-carved from
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Wood walking stick, 'Senufu Man' (Ghana)
On sale - now 80.99 - was $89.99

A piece to reflect Senufu artistry, this original walking stick features the profile of a man with a long beard and a protruding belly. Eric Darko uses manual tools to achieve the refined detail that embellishes this piece. Entirely hand-carved from
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Wood walking stick, 'Serpent's Wisdom' (Ghana)
On sale - now 61.19 - was $67.99

Considered a wise creature in Ghana, a serpent is transformed into an elegant walking stick. Evans Doe Martey carves his original design by hand, burnishing the wood with mansion polish.
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