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$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
$38.00

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: 2.5"L x 2"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
$14.00
Made51: Crafted by Refugees
From the UN Refugee Agency

Crafted by Malian refugees living in Burkina Faso. This star is a shining example of the metalworking skills of Tuareg artisans. For these nomadic pastoralists, who traditionally live in the Sahara Desert, stars in the night sky are navigational tools.

Each ornament is individually packaged and ready for gift-giving in a MADE51 box, complete with an artisan story card.

Crafted from:  aluminum, leather

Made in: Burkina Faso

Note: These products are handmade and there will be slight variations in shape, size, and color.

About the Artisans:

"Refugees have skills and talents that only need a chance to grow and flourish. Within each piece lies a story of history and culture, and the chance for a person who has fled war and persecution to offer something of beauty and style to the world." - Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

MADE51 is a global initiative brought to life by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Each ornament in the MADE51 Holiday Collection tells a story about the cultural heritage of its maker. These beautiful crafts are windows into the diversity and talent of refugee artisans around the world. They fill homes with meaning, as symbols of solidarity, empowerment and hope.

$38.00

Ghanaian artisans weave stiff elephant grass into this classically shaped hat with braided leather string, offering great sun protection.

This accessory is great for everyone. Wash and reshape with water as needed. Hats include a braided leather strap with tassel. Due to the handmade nature of this hat, colors and patterns will vary. Each one is unique!

Sold singly. Colors and patterns will vary.

Approximate Dimensions: 11"-12"D x 5"H, 24-26" circumference

Crafted from: Elephant grass, dye, leather

Made in: Ghana

$38.00

Ghanaian artisans weave stiff elephant grass into a sweet sun hat with a classic shape and braided leather string. This versatile accessory is accented with lace weave details.

Wash and reshape with water as needed. Hats include a braided leather strap with tassel.

Dimensions: 11"-12"L x 11-12"W x 5"H (size may vary slightly)

Crafted from: Elephant grass, leather

Made in: Ghana

$240.00

Get 3 favorite basket styles in 1 matching set: the iconic Senegalese hamper, an open top bin, and a lidded warming basket. Each basket features a classic stair-step pattern, woven in cream and silver.

Each basket is fair trade and carefully handmade by a talented Wolof woman in rural Senegal.

Each hamper features a point, fitted lid and braided plastic handles. The baskets are constructed of two materials, both eco-friendly: sustainable grass stalks and discarded strips of plastic leftover from prayer mat factories, local to Senegalese weavers.

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

Dimensions:
Hamper: 30"T x 16"W x 16"D (21"T without lid)
Warming Basket: 12.5"T x 12"W x 12"D
Bin Basket: 14"T x 12.5"W x 12.5"D 

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$28.00

These durable table baskets, handwoven in rural Senegal using cattail stalks and strips of repurposed plastic, feature a unique triangle quadrant design. Beautiful displayed on a table or hung up on a wall!

Woven by experienced Wolof weavers, the baskets are sturdy and can last for decades. Size: [Small] 12"D; [Large] 14"D. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these modern African baskets are woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Each silver basket features white accents and includes a fitted lid with a braided pull handle.

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

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$22.00

With meticulous attention to detail, Kenyan artisan Wanduta showcases his beading skills with this whimsical reindeer sculpture with a red nose, blending sparkling beads and silver wire.

Measures 9.5"T x 5.5"L x 4"W but since this is a handcrafted items, size may vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

We met Wanduta at the Friday Market in Nairobi where his bright designs immediately caught our eye. Wanduta works almost exclusively with recycled pop cans and beads. His work, like his personality, is vibrant and joyful, and is work is 100% eco-friendly.

$32.00

Senegalese craftswomen weave cattail stalks with strips of plastic to create these decorative storage baskets.

This basket features a low, wide profile with a fitted lid, ideal for tabletop storage. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size may vary slightly.

Fair trade and handmade.

Dimensions: 11"L x 11"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$14.00
Made51: Crafted by Refugees
From the UN Refugee Agency

Crafted by Afghan refugees living in India, this intricately crocheted crescent moon with beaded details represents a new season and progress in life.

Each ornament is individually packaged and ready for gift-giving in a MADE51 box, complete with an artisan story card.

Size: 3.5" x 3.35"

Materials: Metal wire, silver thread and metallic beads.

Note: These products are handmade and there will be slight variations in shape, size, and color.

About the Artisans:

"Refugees have skills and talents that only need a chance to grow and flourish. Within each piece lies a story of history and culture, and the chance for a person who has fled war and persecution to offer something of beauty and style to the world." - Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

MADE51 is a global initiative brought to life by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Each ornament in the MADE51 Holiday Collection tells a story about the cultural heritage of its maker. These beautiful crafts are windows into the diversity and talent of refugee artisans around the world. They fill homes with meaning, as symbols of solidarity, empowerment and hope.

Image shows artisans handcrafting Silver Moon ornaments.

Photo (c) UNHCR.

$20.00

A vibrant addition to holiday decor, this stately reindeer sculpture is crafted from recycled aluminum soda cans and assorted colorful wire. Kenyan artisans excel at carefully cutting and working the recycled metal so it can be handled safely.

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

Crafted from: Aluminum, wire

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Kenyan artisans craft these sculptures using recycled aluminum soda cans, creating fair trade, eco-friendly holiday decor.

$68.00

These versatile baskets are handwoven in rural Senegal using local grasses and upcycled strips of plastic. The baskets are beautifully crafted and sturdy.

The simple, open shape of this basket makes it a great catch-all for knitting supplies, toys, or other items in your home. Features a striped woven design in silver, black, and white.

Dimensions: 16-17"L x 14-15"W x 10"H

Crafted from: Plastic strips, typha (cattail) grass stalks

Made in: Senegal

$52.00

This bin basket in silver with black and white accents will create useful storage space in your home. Try it as a small storage bin, for holding a potted plant, or with a liner as a bathroom waste bin.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size and striping may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 13"H (size may vary slightly)

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This hamper basket features inset handles and a flat lid.

Dimensions: 14"L x 14"W x 19"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

As with any handmade item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$185.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This amply-sized laundry hamper basket features braided plastic handles and a snug-fitting removable lid.

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 26-28"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

As with any handmade item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$34.00

These decorative baskets feature a unique triangle quadrant design and are woven using natural grasses and salvaged plastic strips.

The baskets are sold in two sizes and they complement many of our other baskets from Senegal. Combine for best effect!

Small: 12"D. Large: 14"D. Size may vary slightly.

$18.00

Add a touch of natural elegance to your table this season with this simply designed butter dish, hand carved from wild olive wood by Kamba carvers in Kenya.

Measures 8"L x 3.25"W x 1"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. Hand wash; treat with a light coat of olive oil.

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.

$12.00

Kenyan artisans handcraft this fun spin drum from leather and wood, then hand paint colorful butterflies on each side. A sweet gift for little musicians!

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

Dimensions:  10"L x 3.5"W x 0.75"H

Crafted from:  Leather, wood, string, acrylic paint

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with Kenyan artisans who have life-long training in the making of traditional African instruments such as hand drums and spin drums. The artisans craft each instrument from sustainably sourced wood and scraps of goat skin. After each instrument is constructed, Nairobi artists hand-paint the instruments, making each one-of-a-kind.

$12.00

Kenyan artisans handcraft this fun spin drum from leather and wood, then add a colorful hand painted design with dancing musical notes and staffs on each side.

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

Dimensions:  10"L x 3.5"W x 0.75"H

Crafted from:  Leather, wood, string, acrylic paint

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with Kenyan artisans who have life-long training in the making of traditional African instruments such as hand drums and spin drums. The artisans craft each instrument from sustainably sourced wood and scraps of goat skin. After each instrument is constructed, Nairobi artists hand-paint the instruments, making each one-of-a-kind.

$12.00

Kenyan artisans handcraft this fun spin drum from leather and wood, then add vibrant hand painted designs of a sweet zebra on one side, and colorful zebra print on the reverse. Spinning the drum creates an interesting visual.

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

Dimensions:  11"L x 3.5"W x 0.75"H

Crafted from:  Leather, wood, string, acrylic paint

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

We work with Kenyan artisans who have life-long training in the making of traditional African instruments such as hand drums and spin drums. The artisans craft each instrument from sustainably sourced wood and scraps of goat skin. After each instrument is constructed, Nairobi artists hand-paint the instruments, making each one-of-a-kind.

$64.00

These classic totes are woven from long strips of fiber extracted from the sisal plant, in alternating rows of sky blue and natural white. Simple woven sisal handles make this a 100% sustainable accessory.

Sold singly. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

Dimension: 12"D x 12"W x 10"H (14" from handles to base)

Crafted from: Sisal

Made in: Kenya


About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these womens' totes are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$68.00

These sleek and slim silver bangles are handmade in Senegal from sterling silver. Features a ball accent on each end of the bangle opening for interest.

Measures approximately 2.5" W by 2" T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

$54.00

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu carves and polishes springstone to create a beautifully simple nativity scene with Joseph, Mary and Jesus.

Size: [Baby] 1.75"D [Mary] 6.5"T [Joseph] 7.5"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

About the Artisans:

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
$56.00

In the Pemba and Monze districts of Zambia's Southern Plateau, skilled Batonga women craft iconic baskets from locally harvested palm leaves and wild twigs. These deep baskets make lovely all-natural tabletop storage for fruit and vegetables.

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

Dimensions: 13-15"L x 13-15"W x 6"H (size may vary slightly)

Crafted from: Palm leaves, twigs

Made in: Zambia

About the Artisans:

Binga basket artisan image, shows hands expertly weaving palm leaves and twigs.

In the Binga District of northern Zimbabwe, skilled BaTonga women craft iconic baskets from locally harvested palm leaves and wild twigs. The BaTonga people once farmed fertile land that was flooded by the damming of Lake Kariba, so weavers displaced across the lake demonstrate similar yet clearly distinctive styles.

$110.00

Talented Wolof women in rural Senegal utilize abundant cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic into beautiful storage hamper baskets for the home. The hamper includes leather trim.

Sold individually. Because these are handcrafted items, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 24"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic, leather

Made in: Senegal

$34.00

Kenyan artisans create stylish desktop storage vessels from dried calabash gourds, which grow abundantly in the Kenyan countryside. Each cup is dyed to an earthy brown hue, then etched with assorted safari-inspired designs. Woven natural fiber adorns the top of the vessel.

Carved designs will vary. Because each item is handcrafted, slight variations may occur.

Dimensions: 6"L x 6"W x 6"H

Crafted from: Calabash gourds, dye, dried grasses

Made in: Kenya

$140.00

This petite hamper features monochromatic silver and white diamonds on a black background, and is ideal for storing blankets and pillows. Handcrafted by skilled Senegalese weavers using plastic strips woven onto dried cattail stalks. Includes braided handles and a fitted lid.

Measures 25"T x 17"W (18" tall without lid).

$20.00

Easy to grip and use, these small servers bring the beauty of African olive wood to your table. Each server is crafted from a single piece of wood and features a seamless, spiral handle that reveals the carving skills of Kenyan Kamba artisans.

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

Dimensions: 8"L x 2.5"W

Crafted from: 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.

$110.00

Talented Wolof women in rural Senegal utilize abundant cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic into beautiful storage hamper baskets for the home. The hamper includes leather trim.

Sold individually. Because these are handcrafted items, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 24"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic, leather

Made in: Senegal

$13.00

These delightful little bird sculptures are handcrafted by artisans in Zimbabwe. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements but may weather slightly with long-term exposure. Handcrafted items may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 1.75"W x 2"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
$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raisedDyed to a rich black and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold individually.

Due to the handmade nature of these items, size and color may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

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.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raised. Dyed to a beautiful cobalt blue and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade items, each is unique.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone

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.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raised. Dyed to a rich brown tone and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade items, each is unique.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Soapstone

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.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raisedDyed to a deep pink and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold individually.

Due to the handmade nature of these items, size and color may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

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.

$15.00

Kenyan artisans portray iconic trumpeting African elephants in a simplified sculpture with its trunk raisedDyed to a dark purple and polished to a smooth finish, these sculptures display beautifully alone or in a parade.

Sold individually.

Due to the handmade nature of these items, size and color may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 2"W x 5"H

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.

$14.00

Adorned with the greeting for a peaceful sabbath, these unique matchboxes are a meaningful accessory to have on hand when lighting Shabbat candles. Crafted by artisans at a woman-owned metal casting workshop in South Africa, each match box includes a brass top plate over a sliding paperboard box.

Sold singly. Measures 2"L x 1.5"W x 0.75"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

Roots of Creation is a South African company known for their innovate brass and metal products. They have been in the casting business for over 20 years, during which time they have built a reputation for high-quality and original product design.

$42.00

Handwoven in the Binga District of northern Zimbabwe, these beautiful baskets are crafted from locally harvested palm leaves and wild twigs. Each basket showcases a subtle woven design, and is beautiful on a tabletop or adorning a wall.

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

Dimensions: 12-13"L x 12-13"W x 1.5-2"H

Crafted from: Palm leaves, twigs

Made in: Zimbabwe

Create your own wall display with these beautiful baskets—use code BINGA at checkout for 15% off when you buy 3 or more Binga baskets from our Zimbabwe Binga Baskets collection.

About the Artisans:

Binga basket artisan image, shows hands expertly weaving palm leaves and twigs.

In the Binga District of northern Zimbabwe, skilled BaTonga women craft iconic baskets from locally harvested palm leaves and wild twigs. The BaTonga people once farmed fertile land that was flooded by the damming of Lake Kariba, so weavers displaced across the lake demonstrate similar yet clearly distinctive styles.

$18.00

These jolly reindeer are carved from solid soapstone in western Kenya. Nairobi artists hand-dye the surface to a rich red.

Pair with our Soapstone Reindeers for a whimsical holiday display!

Measures 4"T x 2"W although sizes are not exact and can vary (does not include candle).

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.

$16.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve this lovable lion from soft soapstone, then hand dye with warm shades brown. The heart-shaped mane add some serious sweetness.

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

Dimensions: 2.25"L x 2"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, 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.

$8.00

We work with a great fair trade brass casting company in Cape Town, South Africa. From modest beginnings 21 years ago, the company has grown into one of Africa's biggest casting producers while retaining stringent quality control and a very personal touch.

Our cluster of grapes bottle stopper is cast from zinc and electroplated with an antique silver finish. Meticulously checked by many hands, each opener makes a wonderful gift.

Dimensions: 1.25"L x 1"W x 3"H

Crafted from: Zinc, cork

Made in: South Africa

About the Artisans:

Roots of Creation is a South African company known for their innovate brass and metal products. They have been in the casting business for over 20 years, during which time they have built a reputation for high-quality and original product design.


$18.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for simple round decorative bowls from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a chic black dyed finish and etched details inspired by the intricate high-contrast designs of Malian mudcloth.

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

Size:  6"L x 6"W x 1.5"H

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.

$16.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for simple rectangular storage box from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a chic black dyed finish and etched details inspired by the intricate high-contrast designs of Malian mudcloth.

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

Dimensions: 4"L x 2.75"W x 1.25"H

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.

$14.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for a lidded storage box from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a chic black dyed finish and etched details inspired by the intricate high-contrast designs of Malian mudcloth.

Sold singly; three sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Small:
2"L x 2"W x 1.25"H
Medium: 3"L x 3"W x 1.75"H
Large: 4"L x 4"W x 2"H

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.

$32.00

These African olive wood servers are easy to grip and use, and add rustic beauty to any dish. Each server features a spiral handle that is hand-carved from a single piece of olive wood. The servers are sanded and smoothed to a soft finish, with the servers displaying the beautiful grain patterns of the olive wood tree.

Dimensions: 12"L x 3.25"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.

$42.00

Hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool

These large stuffed brontosauruses, handmade from naturally-dyed spun wool, are a favorite for devoted dinosaur fans. Features orange details and sewn facial features.

Each brontosaurus is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 17"T x 16"L

About the Artisans:

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
$32.00

Hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool

The Charlie Pup, hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool, is sweet and spunky! Featuring easy to grab limbs and sewn facial features, these stuffed animals are a family favorite.

Each puppy is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 8-9"T x 7"L

About the Artisans: 

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
$42.00

Hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool

These jumbo stuffed elephants are hand-knit from naturally-dyed spun wool. Featuring easy to grab limbs, tail and tusks, and sewn facial features, these stuffed animals are a family favorite.

Each elephant is hand-knit by a Kenyan women's cooperative called Kenana Knitters. Due to the hand-crafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. Fair trade.

Size: Approximately 11"T (seated), 18" Standing

About the Artisans:

"Changing Lives Stitch by Stitch"

Kenana Knitters is a knitting cooperative in Njoro, Kenya that employs a community of more than 300 women in a rural farming area. In addition to supplementing the women's income, sales also fund community action for education and health services. All products are local and crafted from natural, organic materials.

Kenana Knitters - women knitting on a lawn
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