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    Sep 20, 2012

    29 Insanely Elaborate Custom Coffins From Ghana

    In Ghana it's popular is to bury a loved one in a coffin that represents something about that person - a think he loved or his occupation. Ghana Coffin specializes in these custom ones, and they're awesome.

    1. Mercedes Benz for a sucessful business man

    2. Accra's public bus for a driver

    3. Red fish for a fisherman

    4. Green fish for a fisherman

    5.

    6. Lion for a chief

    7. Another fish for a fisherman

    8. Pig for a man whose business was selling pigs.

    9. Agouti (a kind of rodent) for a man who loved to eat its meat

    10. Hen for a mother

    11. Airplane, a symbol of success for a businessman

    12. Snail to symbolize the slow passage into death

    Not quite sure what that means, but hey.

    13. Turtle to symbolize slow passage into death

    14. Eagle for a chief

    15. Fishing boat

    16. Cruise ship

    17. Ear of corn for a farmer

    18. Bible for a religious person

    19. Star® bottle of beer for the beer lover

    20. Cocoa pod for a farmer

    21. Aquarius soda for Coca Cola Spain

    22. Wrench for a mechanic

    23. Piano for a musician

    24. Cinema projector for Coca Cola Spain

    Sounds like this is actually

    25. Plane joiner for a carpenter

    26. Fuel pump for a gas station manager

    27. Trowel for a mason

    28. Bic pen and notebook for a teacher

    29. Onion for a farmer

    R.I.P.

    All photos from GhanaCoffin.com

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