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African Sculptures

African artisans showcase immense creativity in our collection of wood and stone carvings, bronze figures and modern recycled metal and flip flop art.

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$20.00

These modern reindeer are hand-carved from solid soapstone in western Kenya. Nairobi artists hand-dye the surface to a bright, festive red.

Sold individually. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Approximate Size: 5"T

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$28.00

A perfect addition to the home or garden, these horned owl sculptures created in Zimbabwe all have a such a charming and unique personality! Each is finished with varnish to protect against the elements but may weather slightly with long-term exposure. Handcrafted items may vary slightly in size.

Sold singly, three sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Dimensions:
Small: 2.5"L x 2.5"W x 6"H
Medium: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 9"H
Large: 4"L x 4"W x 11"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$42.00

Vibrant patchwork warthog sculptures are hand-created by metal sculptors at Tonderai Metal Works, working with used oil drums.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home and are one-of-a-kind. Because they are made of metal, the sculptures will develop a patina when exposed to the elements. Colors of sculptures will vary, depending on available oil drums.

Sold singly; three sizes available. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions:
Small: 7"L x 3"W x 6"H
Medium: 14"L x 5"W x 9.5"H
Large: 20"L x 9"W x 21"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$44.00

Sculptors in Zimbabwe weld recycled metal and discarded oil drums to create these graceful crested crane sculptures that will add panache to your garden. Each is finished with varnish to protect them against the elements.

Dimensions:
Small: 4"L x 4"W x 14"H
Medium: 8"L x 9"W x 27"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$88.00

These colorful giraffes crafted from red, yellow, white, green, orange, and blue oil drums will brighten any space you choose! Each sculpture made from recycled metal is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each one is unique; colors will vary, and size may vary by several inches.

Approximate sizes:

[Extra Small] 24" T x 8"L x 4"W
[Small] 35"T x 8"L x 4"W
[Medium] 42-46"T x 10"L X 6"W

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

Extra shipping fees are required for the Large and Extra Large sizes. Please scroll down for more information, and email us at info@swahilimodern.com with any questions.

About Shipping:

Shipping for large sculptures requires a pallet and cost starts at $200. After purchase, we will contact you via email regarding the additional shipping charges.

Shipping from our location in Oregon to the Northeast is most expensive, while shipping to California is least expensive. Shipping includes the cost for using a lift gate. Costs can sometimes be reduced if you can provide a business address.

Multiple sculptures can be shipped on a single pallet, typically costing the same as shipping for a single sculpture on a pallet.

We can provide a shipping quote at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

Once you have placed your order and agreed to the shipping cost, we will send you a Paypal invoice. The total will subtract any shipping you have already paid during the checkout process.

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$38.00

This stately woman with her red dress and headscarf is cast in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method, which uses hand-formed wax to create a cast for the molten bronze. Each sculpture is completely one-of-a-kind, so color and shape may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2"L x 2.5"W x 6"H

Crafted from: Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$98.00

Using the lost wax method to cast this calming bronze sculpture, artisans in Burkina Faso celebrate a lovely female figure searching for knowledge in a book.

An amazing value compared to similar bronze sculptures sold in the US, this work of African art adds beauty and meaning to any ledge in your home.

Measures 4"L x 4"W x 7.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation will occur.

$44.00

Zimbabwean sculptor Maxwell Marufu utilizes recycled metal and decommissioned cooking pots to create these unique wart hog outdoor planters. One needs only add a potted plant to create a whimsical corner of the yard and garden.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home and are one-of-a-kind. Because they are made of metal, the sculptures will develop a patina when exposed to the elements. Because they are crafted from scrap metal, each will vary.

Dimensions:
Small: 14"L x 8.5"W x 14"H
Medium: 16"L x 9"W x 16"T
Large: 17"L x 11"W x 20"T

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$36.00

Perched on the edge of a shelf, this sculpture of a casually seated woman will bring a dash of color and shine to your home decor. Artisans in Burkina Faso cast the woman's form using the lost wax method and poured bronze, then hand-paint the details of the dress and headpiece.

Designed to sit on the edge of a ledge, shelf or table. Sold singly. Colors and leg positions may vary.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$185.00

Colorful recycled oil drums are crafted into garden art sculptures designed to make you smile. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item made from recycled materials, each elephant is unique. Trunk and ear positions will vary, as well as the colors in each sculpture. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

Approximate Sizes: 

[Large] 26"L x 16"W x 18"T
[Medium] 15-18"L x 9-11"W x 10-14"T
[Small] 7"L x 4.5"H 

Size varies based on positioning of trunk and ears.

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$76.00

This graceful sculpture, beautifully handcrafted in Burkina Faso by using the lost-wax method, portrays a feminine figure in vibrant blue clothing (shades of blue vary) and practicing a yoga dancer pose.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2.5"W x 10"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$76.00

Metal sculptors in Burkina Faso use a lost-wax casting method to create beautiful modern African art. This tranquil sculpture portrays a feminine figure wearing pale green clothes and practicing a yoga tree pose.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 3.5"W x 9.25"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$76.00

This set of four sculptures will bring springtime to any space! Zimbabwean artist Luke sculpts bird from stone, adds recycled metal beaks, legs and tail feathers, and hand-paints colorful coats.

Sold as a set of four, in the colors shown. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, slight variations may occur.

Dimensions: 6.5"L x 2"W x 3.5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, stone

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisan:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu works with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$24.00

Using sustainably-sourced jacaranda wood, Kenyan wood carvers craft these beautiful giraffe sculptures. A colorful coat of paint brightens each sculpture.

Sold individually. Size: [Small] 3.5"L x 2"W x 16"H; [Large] 4"L x 2.5"W x 18"H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

We work with an amazing co-op in Kenya, the Gikomba Wood Carving Cooperative, a group of woodcarvers of all ages who work in an open-air workshop in Nairobi. This environmentally-responsible group takes care to legally procure all types of African wood used in their products, and they are skilled at using all parts of the tree in their artwork.

Gikomba Wood Carving Cooperative
$48.00

This playful set of bookends, carved from African soapstone, is polished, dyed, and etched with polka dot indentations.

Designed with the modern home in mind, these unique bookends are one of our best sellers for both children and adults.

Sold as a set of bookends. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 6.5"H, per side

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$76.00

Metal sculptors in Burkina Faso use a lost-wax casting method to create beautiful modern African art. This unique sculpture portrays a feminine figure wearing red and practicing a yoga lotus pose.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 3.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$54.00

Charming penguin sculptures are handcrafted out of recycled metal by talented artisans in Zimbabwe. Choose from 3 sizes. Whether displayed singly or in groupings, these penguin pals are a charming addition to your outdoor decor.

Sold singly, three sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Dimensions:
Small: 5.5"H x 5W x 6"D
Medium: 7"H x 5.5"W x 6"D
Large: 10"H x 7"W x 7.5"D

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$38.00

At Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe, metal sculptors transform used oil drums into vibrant hippo sculptures. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements.

Sold singly. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions: 6"L x 2.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$120.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This unique representation of a reading woman includes contrasting elements of skin, leaf and gold jewelry.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  3"L x 3"W x 11"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$52.00

In Zimbabwe, metal artists have transformed discarded oil drums and other metal pieces into uniquely styled art. Choose either the mama duck, the duckling, or both! All sculptures are varnished to slow the weathering process. Since these are handcrafted, each duck may vary slightly in looks and size.

Dimensions:
Baby Duck: 8"L x 4"W x 8"H
Mama Duck: 15"L x 6"W x 11"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$24.00

This serene sculpture, carved from African soapstone, is a beautiful portrayal of Joseph, Mary, and the Christ child.

This piece is carved from undyed, natural soapstone.

Size: 2.5"L x 2"W x 6.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$240.00

These freestanding garden sculptures are are welded in Kenya using recycled oil drums and scrap metal. Each giraffe is handmade from the ground up and exhibits its own unique characteristics.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home, with the metal developing a lovely patina with exposure to the elements.

Measures approximately 18"L x 5"W x 28"T.

About Shipping:

Shipping for this sculpture requires an oversized box. We are unable to ship oversized items to Alaska or Hawaii.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

$56.00

Zimbabwean artisans transform colorful red, yellow, green and blue oil drums into this lovely set of four butterflies. Each sculpture has a hanging tab on one of its feet, and can be displayed on a flat surface or affixed to a wall.

Sold as a set of four in the colors pictured. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, some variations may occur. Weathering is to be expected if exposed to the elements long term.

Dimensions: 5"L x 5"W x 2.5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$22.00

A Zimbabwean artist named Luke uses textured and polished springstone combined with recycled metal to create these beautiful natural stone bird sculptures. The polished stone displays unique inclusions, making each piece one-of-a-kind.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

Dimensions: 7"L x 1.5"W x 3"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, serpentine stone

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisan:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu works with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$48.00

Recycled oil drums are transformed into these fun garden art sculptures by talented artisans. Each farm goat sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions:
Small: 6"H x 10"L
Large: 12"H x 22"L

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$54.00

Talented sculptors in Burkina Faso use a lost-wax casting method to create beautiful works of art. This piece, portrays a woman in a bathing suit and turban reading a book.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade creations, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2"L x 2"W x 4.75"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$48.00

This musician, carved from serpentine stone and combined with recycled metal, is a thoughtful gift for the musician or music enthusiast in your life.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Not intended for outdoor display.

Dimensions: 4"L x 4"W x 8"H

Crafted from: Serpentine stone, metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu and his team work with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$64.00

This sculpture, carved from serpentine stone and combined with recycled metal, features a couple biking and is the perfect gift for cycling enthusiasts. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Not intended for outdoor display.

Dimensions: 7.5"L x 4.5"W x 7.5"H

Crafted from: Serpentine stone, metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu and his team work with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$38.00

This yogi, carved from serpentine stone and combined with recycled metal, features arms extended joyously overhead.

Not intended for outdoor display. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.5"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Serpentine stone, metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu and his team work with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$48.00

Kenyan metal artist, Francis uses recycled scrap metal to bring to life these musical frog sculptures. This hoppin' banjo player is ready to win you over with a strumming serenade. 

Sold singly. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 8"W x 8"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Kenya

$78.00

Talented metal workers in Burkina Faso handcraft this beautiful sculpture of a graceful woman walking while carrying two vessels. She is dressed in a matching brown top, skirt, and headdress with polished jewelry. This beautiful piece of art showcases Burkinabe metal casting skill.

Sold singly. Each sculpture is unique, and colors will vary.

Dimensions: 3"W x 2"D x 7"H

Crafted from: Bronze, Paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$195.00

This stunning sculpture depicts a woman cloaked in robes in the loveliest shade of green. Her polished necklaces, head wrap, and assured pose convey a sense of nobility. A small group of talented metal casting artisans in Burkina Faso sculpt this beautiful and stately woman in green from recycled metal using a lost-wax casting process. Each sculpture bears unique characteristics that reveal the handmade nature of its creation. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5.5"W x 5"D x 12"H

Crafted from: Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$36.00

A Zimbabwean metal sculptor named Kelvin crafts these sweet pig sculptures from recycled metal. A fun addition to the yard and garden, each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements.

Sold singly; two sizes available. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions:
Small:  6"L x 3.5"W x 3.5"H
Large:  8"L x 5"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$42.00

A Zimbabwean artist named Luke uses textured and polished springstone combined with recycled metal to create this beautiful natural stone stork sculpture. The polished stone displays unique inclusions, making each piece one-of-a-kind.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Not intended for outdoor display.

Dimensions: 6"L x 2.5"W x 7"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, serpentine stone

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu and his team work with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$265.00

Sisters or friends; this sweet sculpture depicts two women walking together. The subtle tilt of a head and the arms wrapped round each other convey the closeness between the women. A small group of talented metal casting artisans in Burkina Faso cast their sculptures from recycled metal using a lost-wax casting process. Each sculpture bears unique characteristics that reveal the handmade nature of its creation. 

Sold singly. Due to the handmade nature of this item, color and shape may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5.5"W x 2"D x 9"H

Crafted from: Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$56.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. These adorable gnome sculptures have loads of intricate texture in their beards, with polished bronze for their oversized hats and bags full of magic.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.75"L x 2.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from:  Metal, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$88.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This unique representation of a reading woman can be creatively displayed atop a pile of books, or perched at the edge of a shelf.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.75"L x 3.5"W x 7"H

Crafted from:  Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$88.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This intriguing sculpture portrays a woman in a tailored gown and lustrous jewelry working a mortar and pestle.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.5"L x 2.5"W x 12"H

Crafted from:  Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$42.00

At Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe, metal sculptors transform used oil drums into vibrant patchwork rabbit sculptures. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements.

Sold singly. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions: 5"L x 2.5"W x 7.5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$48.00

This musician, carved from serpentine stone and combined with recycled metal, is a thoughtful gift for the musician or music enthusiast in your life.

Not intended for outdoor display. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

Dimensions: 5.5"L x 4"W x 6.5"H

Crafted from: Serpentine stone, metal

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu and his team work with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$24.00

Using sustainably-sourced jacaranda wood, Kenyan wood carvers craft these beautiful giraffe sculptures. A colorful coat of paint brightens each sculpture.

Sold individually. Size: [Small] 3.5"L x 2"W x 16"H; [Large] 4"L x 2.5"W x 18"H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

We work with an amazing co-op in Kenya, the Gikomba Wood Carving Cooperative, a group of woodcarvers of all ages who work in an open-air workshop in Nairobi. This environmentally-responsible group takes care to legally procure all types of African wood used in their products, and they are skilled at using all parts of the tree in their artwork.

Gikomba Wood Carving Cooperative
$24.00

Using sustainably-sourced jacaranda wood, Kenyan wood carvers craft these beautiful giraffe sculptures. A colorful coat of paint brightens each sculpture.

Sold individually. Size: [Small] 3.5"L x 2"W x 16"H; [Large] 4"L x 2.5"W x 18"H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

We work with an amazing co-op in Kenya, the Gikomba Wood Carving Cooperative, a group of woodcarvers of all ages who work in an open-air workshop in Nairobi. This environmentally-responsible group takes care to legally procure all types of African wood used in their products, and they are skilled at using all parts of the tree in their artwork.

Gikomba Wood Carving Cooperative

$64.00

Zimbabwean sculptors weld recycled metal finished with hand-painted details to create this colorful and unique mallard sculpture. 

Sold singly. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions: 4” W x 12.5” L x 9” H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Zimbabwean artisan Caphias uses recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art that features one-of-a-kind detailing.

 

$48.00

Kenyan metal artist, Francis uses recycled scrap metal to bring to life these musical frog sculptures. This hoppin' band member is ready blow you away with a sweet horn solo. 

Sold singly. Weathering is to be expected if the sculpture is exposed to elements over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 5.5"W x 8"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal

Made in: Kenya

$240.00

This large, stately sculpture depicts a woman striding in a flowing blue dress with a large blue hat. Her necklaces, bracelets, and anklets have been polished to shine and accent her style. 

A small group of talented metal casting artisans in Burkina Faso sculpt this beautiful and stately woman from recycled metal using a lost-wax casting process. Each sculpture bears unique characteristics that reveal the handmade nature of its creation. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 14"T x 4"W x 4"D

Crafted from: Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$130.00

Talented metal workers in Burkina Faso handcraft this serene sculpture of a lady in a red dress adorned with twists in her hair, enjoying a moment of relaxation. This beautiful piece of art showcases Burkinabe metal casting skill.

Sold singly. Each sculpture is unique, and colors will vary.

Dimensions: 4"W x 6"D x 9"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$36.00

In Zimbabwe, recycled scrap metal is artfully crafted into pastoral farm chick garden art sculptures. Since each sculpture is handcrafted, they will vary slightly. Weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Dimensions: 6"L x 3.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
$32.00

These cheerful sculptures stand proudly, with bright red combs contrasting their simple brown and white bodies. Since each sculpture is handcrafted, they will vary slightly. Weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Dimensions: 5"L x 4"W x 6.5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe
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