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FANCY COFFINS FROM GHANA

Ghana is known for so many amazing art works and designs. One of such is the special coffins that are made in Ghana. The artistic name of for these coffins is Fancy coffins. They are designed by special hands and each is based or related to the profession of the deceased.
Musicians would surely have a microphone or any musical instrument. They are among the most expensive coffins sold in Ghana. Some cost as much as $700.00. It is mainly made by the Ga people in the capital city of Ghana. Most of those who make these coffins are naturally gifted.

They are good at coming out with any design or coffin. Just name it and they will deliver it.
People come from other countries and continents of the world to buy these coffins. Coffins are made for drivers, cobblers, teachers, carpenters, musician, pilots and all professions all from wood. Which of these would you prefer? Well a writer may get a coffin in the form of a pen or a book

PICTURE 1 CREDIT: MINE


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gulp_burp wrote on June 11, 2014, 9:51 AM

Cool. I would have thought that was a giant shoe if I hadn't read the title. I wonder how a gynecologist's coffin would look like. LOL!

Anja wrote on June 11, 2014, 10:03 AM

If you have enough money, you can get anything - even personalized coffin designs. Interesting post, thanks for writing it.

LadyDuck wrote on June 11, 2014, 11:37 AM

This is a very strange coffin for sure.

africanpen wrote on June 11, 2014, 1:53 PM

Its very popular in Ghana and most parts of the world. Its even sold online

africanpen wrote on June 11, 2014, 1:54 PM

Thanks so much for reading

africanpen wrote on June 11, 2014, 1:54 PM

That is true but of what use would it be if you do not make it to heaven in such a coffin?

africanpen wrote on June 11, 2014, 1:55 PM

They would surely get something to associate with it easily

Ruby3881 wrote on June 11, 2014, 5:34 PM

The shoe certainly lends itself well to a coffin, though I never would have thought of it! You mention the price for these fancy coffins, but I wonder what a more traditional coffin would cost in Ghana?

africanpen wrote on June 12, 2014, 6:04 AM

WELL DEPENDING ON ONE STATUS. PROBABLY BETWEEN 250$ AND 1000$ OR EVEN MORE FOR THE IMPORTED ONES