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$160.00

This unique sculpture depicts a plump woman in a red dress, heading out to do her shopping with a purse, a pointed sun hat and sensible shoes.

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

Sold singly. This item is one of a kind; you will receive the sculpture shown in the photos.

Dimensions: 5"W x 3.5"D x 9" T

Crafted from: Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$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

$135.00

Rustic meets modern: this striking black-and-white mudcloth throw is crafted in Mali from handmade cotton.

Measures approximately 46"W x 72"L. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand will include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth. Authentic mudcloth is a rustic textile with charming imperfections and an unfinished reverse side (see photos). Hemmed at top and bottom, with raw selvedge on the sides. For best care, hand wash in cool water and air dry.

About the Artisans:

Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$58.00

Kenya artisans hand-carve this beautiful salad bowl from wild olive wood. Sanded to a smooth finish, each food-safe bowl has a unique pattern created by the natural grain of the wood.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. Hand wash.

Dimensions: 9"D x 3.5"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of olive wood products, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community. The olive wood tree is sacred to Kenyans and appreciated worldwide for its beautiful grain patterns and durability.

$36.00

This beautiful and indispensable divided serving bowl, hand carved from sustainably sourced Kenyan wild olive wood, makes a great addition to your table.

This beautiful divided serving bowl makes a stylish addition to the tabletop.

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

Dimensions: 8"L x 8"W x 2"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community.

$108.00

This luxurious gabi in gray and light blue hues is woven from fine organic cotton into two wide panels, then hand-stitched together by artisans of Sammy Ethiopia. Worn traditionally in pure white for religious services, a gabi is an expansive textile that can serve in many ways - as a wrap or shawl, a throw blanket, a tablecloth, or even tied as a baby carrier.

You'll find many reasons to love this heirloom-quality handwoven textile!

Measures 59"W x 87"L. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly. Color variation is an expected feature, due to the handmade nature of this item.

Care instructions: Hand wash with mild detergent. Hang dry.

About the Artisans:

The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment to some of the world's most marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

$78.00 $125.00

These luxe throws are woven by artisans using cotton grown and spun in Ethiopia. The weaving process creates sumptuously soft, multi-tonal cotton with handspun texture. Each throw is finished with a hand-sewn center seam and hand-knotted fringe on each end. The Harvest Moon colorway features warm, earthy tones and neutrals.

Natural materials such as leaves, flowers, and coffee, along with textile dyes are used to produce each color. The environmentally friendly dyes are both AZO free and REACH certified.

Throw is made with 100% Ethiopian cotton and measures approximately 72"L x 47"W. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

Sabahar is an Ethiopian company that produces uniquely designed, hand made cotton and silk textiles that are entirely handcrafted from natural fibers grown and processed in Ethiopia.

Kathy Marshall, a Canadian by birth who has lived in Ethiopia over 20 years, founded Sabahar in 2004. Her passion for preserving and celebrating the rich weaving tradition of Ethiopia, combined with her desire to create respectful and ethical work opportunities for marginalized people have laid the foundation for the company.

$135.00

This beautiful throw is handcrafted in Mali. Cotton mud cloth is dyed an intricate, triangle striped design in black and white.

Measures approximately 46"W x 72"L. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

About the Artisans:


Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$88.00

These authentic African mud cloths are handmade by artisans in Mali who grow and weave their own cotton. Each cloth is hand-dyed with fermented mud that has been stained with plant leaves.

The fabric features hemmed edges on two sides and can be used as a table cloth, wall hanging, or throw blanket.

Measures 44"W x 70"L. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, design will vary. For best care, hand wash in cool water and air dry.

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic, and child labor is never used. Mali Chic provides artisans with 50% advances on all orders and pay a fair price for their products.

$38.00

Handcrafted from sustainably harvested olive wood, this beautiful heart-shaped tray features a cutout heart that doubles as embellishment and for hanging the tray when not in use.

The simple shape of the tray, hand-carved by Kamba people living in the bush of Eastern Kenya, allows for the the dramatic grain of the olive wood tree to shine through.

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

Care instructions: Hand wash in warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Rub wood lightly with mineral or olive oil before storing.

Dimensions: 12"L x 6"W

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives with Kamba artists to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, wtih marked improvements being seen both for the individual and the community.

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$32.00

Sized to hold a sleeve of crackers, this wooden African bowl adds natural, handmade beauty to your dining table.

Each bowl is hand-carved by Kamba people living in the bush of Eastern Kenya. The bowl's simple shape allows for the the dramatic grain of the olivewood tree to shine through.

Size may vary slightly. For best care, hand wash and occasionally rub with olive oil.

Dimensions: 12"L x 3"W x 1.25"H

Crafted from: Wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives with Kamba artists to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, wtih marked improvements being seen both for the individual and the community.

$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

$240.00

This large, stately sculpture depicts a woman striding in a flowing red dress. Her necklaces, bracelets, and anklets accent her look with high polish, and a ponytail hair style completes the sculpture.

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

$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

$44.00
  • This unique cracker tray, hand carved from beautifully grained wild olive wood, is distinguished by a rounded knob handle and sculpted shape.

    Because this item is handmade from a natural material, variations in grain and coloration are to be expected.

    Measures 14"L x 2.5"W x 1.25"T. Size may vary slightly. For best care, hand wash and occasionally rub with olive oil.

  • We work with representatives with Kamba artists to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen both for the individual and the community.

$135.00

This beautiful throw is handcrafted in Mali. The cotton mud cloth is hand-dyed in an undulating striped pattern in assorted earth tones.

Measures approximately 46"W x 72"L. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

About the Artisans:


Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$125.00

These luxurious throws are woven by artisans using cotton grown and spun in Ethiopia. The weaving process creates sumptuously soft, multi-tonal cotton with handspun texture. Each throw is finished with a hand-sewn center seam and hand-knotted fringe on each end.

Delightful as a wrap or a throw blanket, the New Moon colorway features cool grays and a contrasting red center seam.

Natural materials such as leaves, flowers, and coffee, along with textile dyes are used to produce each color. The environmentally friendly dyes are both AZO free and REACH certified.

Throw is made with 100% Ethiopian cotton and measures approximately 72"L x 47"W. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur. 

About the Artisans:

Sabahar is an Ethiopian company that produces uniquely designed, hand made cotton and silk textiles that are entirely handcrafted from natural fibers grown and processed in Ethiopia.

Kathy Marshall, a Canadian by birth who has lived in Ethiopia over 20 years, founded Sabahar in 2004. Her passion for preserving and celebrating the rich weaving tradition of Ethiopia, combined with her desire to create respectful and ethical work opportunities for marginalized people have laid the foundation for the company.

$120.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This eye-catching sculpture presents a slender woman in a tailored gown and lustrous jewelry carrying a large water gourd.

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

Dimensions:  2.5"L x 2.5"W x 12.5"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 carrying a pot and calabash bowl.

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

Dimensions:  3.5"L x 2"W x 9.5"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

$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

$120.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This stylish rendition of a walking woman reading a book features a striped dress, lustrous jewelry and a wide-brimmed hat.

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

Dimensions:  3"L x 3"W x 9.5"H

Crafted from:  Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$42.00

You'll get years of use of out this beautiful cheese board, made from solid olive wood and enhanced with batik-dyed cow bone inlay. So easy to grab and use, the wood grain makes cheese look lovely.

Hand carved from legally sourced wild olive wood, each tray is a spectacular and one-of-a-kind piece of functional art. Dyed cow bone inlay adorns the handle.

To care for wild olive wood serving pieces, wipe clean with a damp cloth, dry and rub lightly with olive or mineral oil before storing.

Dimensions: 12"L x 6" W

Crafted from: Wild olive wood and bone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community.

$28.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve beautifully grained wild olive wood in the shape of a pineapple to create a charming small serving bowl. The leaves of the pineapple form the handle, and the flattened bottom keeps the bowl stable on the tabletop.

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

Hand wash in warm water, dry promptly and rub with food-safe oil before storage.

Dimensions: 7.5"L x 3"W x 1.25"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives with Kamba artists to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen both for the individual and the community.

$108.00

This luxurious gabi in light pink hues is woven from fine organic cotton into two wide panels, then hand-stitched together by artisans of Sammy Ethiopia. Worn traditionally in pure white for religious services, a gabi is an expansive textile that can serve in many ways - as a wrap or shawl, a throw blanket, a tablecloth, or even tied as a baby carrier.

You'll find many reasons to love this heirloom-quality handwoven textile!

Measures 59"W x 87"L. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly. Color variation is an expected feature, due to the handmade nature of this item.

Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

About the Artisans:

The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment to some of the world's most marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

$82.00

Crafted by Cameroonian and Congolese refugees living in Kenya, this Namji doll is hand-carved from jacaranda wood and intricately decorated. Details include yellow seeds beads, a white beaded necklace, metal and bead earrings, and additional decoration crafted from cowrie shells, rope, and wooden beads. Facial features are created with metal accents.

The jacaranda wood is treated with a combination of woodsmoke and staining. Please note that the woodsmoke treatment does impart a lingering campfire scent that will dissipate with time.

Each Namji doll is similar to the photographs, but may vary slightly due the handmade nature of the item. Size: approx 14-15" tall, 5-6" wide, and 3-4" deep.

About the Artisans:

Namji dolls are carved by an artisan

Originating from the traditional fertility designs of the Dowayo/ Namji ethnic group in northwest Cameroon, these dolls are handcrafted by artisans from Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo who are currently living as refugees in Nairobi, Kenya and have a loyal following in shops throughout East Africa.

$88.00

Talented metal workers in Burkina Faso handcraft this lovely sculpture of a seated young woman with a natural hairstyle, wearing a blue dress and hoop earrings. Her necklaces and bangles are polished bronze, contrasting with her blue dress. This beautiful piece of art showcases Burkinabe metal casting skill.

Sold singly. Each sculpture is unique, and some variation is expected.

Dimensions: 5"L x 5"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Bronze, Paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$34.00

Sold as a set of two, these richly grained bowls are hand carved in Kenya using sustainably sourced olive wood. Designed to nest together when not in use, they are beautifully made.

Sold as a set of two. Small measures 4”L x 4”W x 1”H. Large measures 6”L x 6”W x 1.75”H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. Hand wash for best care.

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives with Kamba artists to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen both for the individual and the community.

$58.00

Perfect for your favorite chef, these indispensable bowls hand carved from sustainably sourced Kenyan wild olive wood are wonderful for serving side dishes or snacks.

Sold as a set of three, these beautiful bowls complement our other wild olive wood serving pieces.

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

Dimensions:
Small: 6"L x 3.5"W x 1"H
Med: 7.5"L x 4.5"W x 1.25"H
Large: 10"L x 5.5"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of olive wood products, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community. 

$135.00

This beautiful throw is handcrafted in Mali. Cotton mud cloth is dyed an intricate, pattern in earth tones. 

Measures approximately 46"W x 72"L. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

About the Artisans:


Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$198.00

This stunning rendition of a statuesque woman carrying a vessel atop her head features lustrous body jewelry. In Burkina Faso, talented Burkinabe sculptors use the lost-wax casting method to create these beautiful works of modern African art.

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

Dimensions: 13.5" T x 3" L x 3" W

Crafted from: Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$36.00

This unique tray, hand carved from beautifully grained wild olive wood, features three wells for condiments, spices, sweets and more, as well as a substantial handle.

Because this item is handmade from a natural material, variations in grain and coloration are to be expected.

Size may vary slightly. For best care, hand wash and occasionally rub with olive oil.

Dimensions: 13.5"L x 4"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community.

$82.00

This limited edition of Namji dolls is carefully hand-carved and intricately decorated with white beadwork, a red accent necklace, and additional decoration crafted from cowrie shells, rope, and wooden beads. Facial features are created with metal accents. The doll is hand-carved from jacaranda wood, which is treated with a combination of woodsmoke and staining. Please note that the woodsmoke treatment does impart a lingering campfire scent that will dissipate with time.

Each Namji doll is similar to the photographs, but may vary slightly due the handmade nature of the item. Size: approx 14-15" tall, 5-6" wide, and 3-4" deep.

About the Artisans:

Namji dolls are carved by an artisan

Originating from the traditional fertility designs of the Dowayo/ Namji ethnic group in northwest Cameroon, these dolls are handcrafted by artisans from Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo who are currently living as refugees in Nairobi, Kenya and have a loyal following in shops throughout East Africa.

$24.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve these sweet trays from wild olive wood, a richly grained and carefully managed hardwood found throughout East Africa. Each apple-shaped tray features a stem with leaf handle.

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

Care instructions: Hand wash in warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Rub wood lightly with mineral or olive oil before storing.

Dimensions: 
Small: 8.5"L x 5.5"W
Large: 11.5"L x 7.5"W

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives with Kamba artists to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of their works, with marked improvements being seen both for the individual and the community.

$82.00

Crafted by Cameroonian and Congolese refugees living in Kenya, this Namji doll is hand-carved from jacaranda wood and intricately decorated. Details include yellow seeds beads, a white beaded necklace, metal and bead earrings, and additional decoration crafted from cowrie shells, rope, and wooden beads. Facial features are created with metal accents.

The jacaranda wood is treated with a combination of woodsmoke and staining. Please note that the woodsmoke treatment does impart a lingering campfire scent that will dissipate with time.

Each Namji doll is similar to the photographs, but may vary slightly due the handmade nature of the item. Size: approx 14-15" tall, 5-6" wide, and 3-4" deep.

About the Artisans:

Namji dolls are carved by an artisan

Originating from the traditional fertility designs of the Dowayo/ Namji ethnic group in northwest Cameroon, these dolls are handcrafted by artisans from Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo who are currently living as refugees in Nairobi, Kenya and have a loyal following in shops throughout East Africa.

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