Exploring the fusion of craftsmanship and tradition in Ghana's fantasy coffins

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In Teshie, Ghana's bustling capital, skilled craftsmen create whimsical fantasy coffins amidst the vibrant atmosphere of the fishing community.

These unique creations, from cars to animals, symbolize a cultural celebration of life and legacy. Despite occasional skepticism, coffin-making has evolved into an art form, blending coffin-making tradition with innovation. Internationally acclaimed, these coffins preserve Ghana's cultural heritage while embracing death with joyous festivities.

As the tradition persists, craftsmen in the industry envision a whimsical afterlife journey for the departed, emphasizing the enduring connection between art, culture, and mortality in Ghana.

Explore the blending of coffin-making tradition with innovation below.

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