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This graceful sculpture, depicting a woman lost in thought, is cast in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method, which uses hand-formed wax to create shapes. Each sculpture is completely one-of-a-kind, so color and shape may vary slightly.

Measures 3.75"L x 2.5"W x 4"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

$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.

$68.00

Using strands of sisal dyed to a neutral sand tone, women living in remote areas of rural Kenya earn income by crafting beautifully simple baskets that can be used for chic storage in any room of the home. Sisal is a natural fiber extracted from an agave plant, so the baskets are coveted for their durability and ability to be re-shaped.

Sold individually. Choose from Medium or Large.

Dimensions:
Small: 14"D x 10"H (to top of basket), 14"H (to top of handles)
Large: 16"D x 10"H (to top of basket), 14"H (to top of handles)

Crafted from: Sisal fiber

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 baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$68.00

These unique baskets are handwoven from milulu, a reed-like grass that grows near the city of Iringa, Tanzania.

The baskets feature an open weave design gives them a beautiful lacy appearance. All-natural and un-dyed, the baskets can be rinsed with water as needed.

Sold individually; choose from 3 sizes.

Approximate measurements:
Small 8"D x 8"T.
Medium 10"D x 10"T.
Large 14"D x 12"T.

Due to the handmade nature of these baskets, sizes and designs will vary slightly.Fair trade.

About the Artisans:

Home of the Hehe people, the city of Iringa is situated 300 miles from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and stretches along a hilltop overlooking the Ruaha River to the south. Iringa is famous for its woven baskets made from local reeds. The baskets are an important source of income for the 100,000 population town and are used across Tanzania and exported worldwide.

$68.00

These joyful bronze sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. Dress and scarf details are painted by hand.

Each sculpture beautifully celebrates the bond between mother and child. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, each may vary slightly.

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

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$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.

$54.00 $62.00

Handmade in Kenya, this gorgeous handbag is woven from sisal fibers in muted earthy tones and finished with a cinched leather top.

Each durable bag includes a flat bottom and adjustable strap.

Size may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of the product.

Dimensions: 8"L x 8"W x 13"H. Strap is 42" long.

Crafted from: Sisal, leather

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!

$18.00

This useful little dish is carved from wild olive wood in Kenya. Pieces of dyed, sanitized bone are inlaid into the edges.

Each 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. Sold individually. 

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 1.25"H

Crafted from: Wood, cow bone

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.

$28.00

Helping women transform their lives through education is a standard The Leakey Collection holds. Along with empowering the Maasai women who bead Zulugrass, this new multi-strand bracelet will also initially benefit a young Kenyan woman, a former participant in their Girls Graduation mentoring program, as she pursues a teaching certification to continue empowering young girls through education.

Size: 2.25" inner diameter. One size fits most. Zulugrass strands are made from sustainable, natural grass beads, dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

$44.00

This beautiful bronze sculpture, cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method, celebrates the double blessing that comes to mothers of twins or two children.

A one-of-a-kind work of art, each sculpture varies slightly and beautifully celebrate the bond between mother and child.

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

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$136.00

This bronze sculpture, crafted by the age-old lost-wax casting process, portrays a woman as she dances to the music of the griots with arms wide and skirt twirling. Across West Africa, griots utilized oral tradition to share history, praise, poetry and cultural norms through music, recitation and dance.

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

Dimensions: 10"T x 3"L x 6"W

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$156.00

A slender figure, handcrafted by the lost wax method, in a blue skirt and head wrap sits with her legs crossed while she reads 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 5"W x 11"T. Some variation will occur.

$25.00

Wood carvers in Kenya transform richly grained wild olive wood into this condiment dish with matching spoons. Use it on the table for spices, dipping sauces, or other condiments. A beautiful tree prized for its richly grained wood, wild olive is legally sourced by carving cooperatives. Artisans carve large and small pieces, from salad bowls down to spice spoons, to use the entire tree without waste.

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

To care for this lovely natural serving piece, hand wash in warm water, dry and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil.

Dimensions: 5.5"L x 2"W

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.

$68.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This sculpture features a beautiful seated figure with flowing skirts and a head wrap, designed to sit on the edge of a shelf.

This figure is limited edition; made in small quantities and only available at Swahili Modern. 2 available. Measures 7.5"T x 4"W x 3"D.

$58.00

Using strands of natural sisal extracted from agave plants, women living in remote areas of rural Kenya earn income by crafting beautiful baskets that can be used for chic, textural storage in any room of the home. Woven to last, sisal baskets can be reshaped using cold water.

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

Dimensions: 10"L x 10"W x 13"H

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, banana fiber

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 baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$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. 

$68.00

Carefully hand carved by artisans in Kenya from wild olive wood and designed to nest together when in storage, this set of 3 heart-shaped bowls can be used to serve food or hold small objects.

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

Dimensions:
Small: 4"L x 3.5"W x 1"H
Med: 6"L x 5.5"W x 1.5"H
Large: 8"L x 7"W x 2"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

To care for this natural serving piece, hand-wash in warm water and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil to ensure years of use.

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.

$44.00

Whether used for harvesting, as a tabletop storage basket or as a wall adornment, this handcrafted piece of art represents Uganda's "moon mountains" beautifully. Featuring a blossom pattern in aqua, navy and orange, this basket is a gorgeous addition to any space.

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

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Banana leaf, papyrus, raffia palm, dye

Made in: Uganda

About the Artisans:

Skilled weavers living in the ethereal Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda fashion this beautiful floral motif basket from banana leaf or papyrus stalks and dyed raffia.

$205.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This sculpture features a beautiful seated figure reading a book.

A beautiful gift, this figure is limited edition; they are made in small quantities and are only available at Swahili Modern. 2 available. Measures 8.5"T x 3.5"W x 3.5"D.

$275.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This sculpture features a beautiful standing figure with a walking stick, balancing a pot.

A beautiful gift, this figure is limited edition; they are made in small quantities and are only available at Swahili Modern. 2 available. Measures 19"T x 5"W x 4"D.

$275.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze by artisans in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This sculpture features a beautiful standing figure in flowing robes with polished necklaces.

This figure is limited edition; made in small quantities and only available at Swahili Modern. 2 available. Measures 17"T x 5"W x 3.75"D.

$74.00

Woven from long strips of fiber extracted from the sisal plant, this gorgeous handbag is lined, and finished with a leather top and strap. Each bag features an adjustable strap to make this versatile purse a staple accessory.

Designs may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this product.

Dimensions: 12"L x 7"W x 10"H (to top of bag), 19"H (to top of adjustable strap)

Crafted from: Sisal, textile dye, leather

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!

$42.00

Empowering women in East Africa through entrepreneurship, The Leakey Collection is also providing support to help their female Maasai neighbors build businesses benefiting their families, beginning with a high-yield, low-impact dairy cattle program.

This Women-Owned Multi-Strand Necklace combines 16 Zulugrass strands in vivid shades of red and fuschia. Each necklace features beautiful fallen acacia wood beads and is strung on a black satin cord that can be adjusted to lengthen or shorten the necklace's drape. The necklace can be adjusted to a total length of 33" and has a matching Multi-Strand Bracelet. Zulugrass strands are made from sustainable, natural grass beads, dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

$58.00

These three little nesting storage baskets, handcrafted in Kenya from the natural fiber of the agave sisalana plant, are dressed up with colorful beads and can be used to store small items throughout the home.

Sizes: [Small] 3"D x 2"T [Medium] 4"D x 4"T [Large] 5"D x 5"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

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 baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$42.00

These stylish cream handbags are handwoven from durable sisal in Kenya and feature leather handles and a loop and toggle closure.

You'll feel great carrying this purse and knowing that it is fair trade and crafted with environmentally friendly materials. Sisal grass is very sustainable in Kenya and the purse's cow leather is salvaged from local scraps, then cut and conditioned to an impressive finish.

Variation is expected due to the handmade nature of this item

Dimensions: 12"L x 8"W x 9"H

Crafted from: Sisal, leather

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!

$38.00

Pairing lustrous brass with rustic cow horn, Kenyan jewelry artists create this gorgeous set of earrings. Smooth and hammered brass halos dangle from a cow horn ring, creating motion between the contrasting textures.

Earrings measure 2.25"L. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

Talented Kenyan artisans take advantage of the natural and recycled materials available to them, including cow bone and horn, to craft amazing jewelry. Bone is sanitized and carved into gorgeous shapes.

$56.00

The graceful lines of a ballerina are captured in bronze by artisans in Burkina Faso. Each ballerina is cast from wax then bronze and hand-painted with a delicate aquamarine to add a beautiful contrast.

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

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 5"W x 8"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$38.00

Handmade in Kenya, these striking earrings are comprised of a solid spear of brass that will add a gleam and a sparkle to your eyes.

Measures 2.75"L.

About the Artisans:

Victor, one of our newest artisans with his workshop and foundry in Nairobi, has a group of designers who handcraft beautiful jewelry using readily available materials such as brass, cow bone, cow horn, etc.

$44.00

Whether used for harvesting, as a tabletop storage basket or as a wall adornment, this handcrafted piece of art represents Uganda's "moon mountains" beautifully.

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

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Banana leaf, papyrus, raffia palm, dye

Made in: Uganda

About the Artisans:

Skilled weavers living in the ethereal Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda fashion this beautiful floral motif basket from banana leaf or papyrus stalks and dyed raffia.

$44.00

Whether used for harvesting, as a tabletop storage basket or as a wall adornment, this handcrafted piece of art represents Uganda's "moon mountains" beautifully. Featuring a striking lightning bolt pattern, this basket is a gorgeous addition to any space.

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

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Banana leaf, papyrus, raffia palm, dye

Made in: Uganda

About the Artisans:

Skilled weavers living in the ethereal Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda fashion this beautiful floral motif basket from banana leaf or papyrus stalks and dyed raffia.

$44.00

Whether used for harvesting, as a tabletop storage basket or as a wall adornment, this handcrafted piece of art represents Uganda's "moon mountains" beautifully. Featuring a pattern that blossoms from the center outward, this basket is a gorgeous addition to any space.

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

Dimensions: 16"L x 16"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Banana leaf, papyrus, raffia palm, dye

Made in: Uganda

About the Artisans:

Skilled weavers living in the ethereal Rwenzori Mountains of Uganda fashion this beautiful floral motif basket from banana leaf or papyrus stalks and dyed raffia.

$185.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This sculpture features a beautiful standing figure balancing a pot.

This beautiful sculpture is limited edition; they are made in small quantities and are only available at Swahili Modern. 2 available.. Measures 14"T x 4"W x 3.5"D.

$115.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This sculpture features a beautiful standing figure with a walking stick, holding a pot.

A beautiful gift, this figure is limited edition; they are made in small quantities and are only available at Swahili Modern. 1 available. Measures 9"T x 3.5"W x 3"D.

$22.00

This gorgeous spice bowl and spoon are hand-carved from single pieces of wild olive wood African artisans. Each piece is sanded to a smooth finish, displaying the beautiful grain patterns.

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

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3"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. The olive wood tree is sacred to Kenyans and appreciated worldwide for its beautiful grain patterns and durability.

$28.00

The Leakey Collection uses proceeds from the sale of this Compassion Multi-Strand Bracelet, with blonde wood beads, to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. You can also support someone in your life who has or is going through a difficult time.

Size: 2.25" inner diameter. One size fits most. Zulugrass strands are made from sustainable, natural grass beads, dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

$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.

$74.00

This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven using strands of natural and hand-dyed sisal. Versatile and stylish, these baskets are perfect for mixing up storage in any space.

Sold as a set of two nesting baskets. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets.

Dimensions:
Small: 10"L x 10"W x 10"H
Large: 12"L x 12"W x 12"H

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, banana fiber, dye

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 baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$74.00

This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven using strands of hand-dyed sisal and banana fiber. Versatile and stylish, these baskets are perfect for mixing up storage in any space.

Sold as a set of two nesting baskets. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets.

Dimensions:
Small: 10"L x 10"W x 10"H
Large: 12"L x 12"W x 12"H

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, banana fiber, dye

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 baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$52.00

This versatile set of nesting baskets is handwoven using strands of natural and hand-dyed sisal. Versatile and stylish, these baskets are perfect for mixing up storage in any space.

Sold as a set of two nesting baskets. We recommend spraying lightly with cold water to reshape baskets.

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

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, dye

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 baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$38.00

Talented Kenyan artisans handcraft these lovely earrings from brass. Designed to hang from the ear on affixed wires, each earring catches light beautifully on its gently hammered surface.

Earrings measure 0.5"W x 1"L. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

 

$20.00

These unique spice bowls are hand-carved by Kamba people living in the bush of Eastern Kenya. The bowls are carved from the African olive wood tree, with special care being taken to retain interesting areas of the wood's grain and natural curvature.

Two matching spoons are included. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. Hand wash for best care.

To care for this lovely natural serving piece, hand wash in warm water, dry and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2"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 their works, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community.

$96.00

This set of three oval serving bowls is a beautiful staple for your kitchen. Handcrafted from richly grained and sustainably sourced olive wood, these fair trade pieces also make great gifts.

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

Dimensions:
Small: 11"L x 5"W x 1"H
Med: 13"L x 6.5"W x 1.25"H
Large: 15"L x 7"W x 1.75"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.

$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.

$18.00

Wood carvers in Kenya transform richly grained wild olive wood into this small divided dish which can be used for spices or a duo of dipping sauces.

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

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

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.5"W x 1"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood, cow bone, dye

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.

$56.00

This touching bronze sculpture of an expectant mother highlights the love a mother feels for her baby even before birth. Burkina Faso artisans cast it using a lost wax casting method, then hand-paint the details of the dress and headpiece.

Designed to sit on the edge of a ledge, shelf or table, this sculpture measures 4.5"L x 2.25"W x 6.5"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation will occur. 

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