These meaningful sculptures are hand-carved from a single piece of sandalwood and feature a smooth, cut-out heart as the focal point. Designs incorporate the rough inner bark of the sandalwood tree to give each sculpture character and to utilize more of the tree's wood.
The figures' heads feature traditional Mozambican expressions and faux hair.
Fair trade from Mozambique. Measures 13"H x 4"W.
GreenArte is a talented and diverse pool of Mozambican wood carvers who specialize in creating figures, boxes, dishes and jewelry from sustainably sourced mpingo, sandalwood, pau ferro and cimbirre. Their focus is on using environmentally-sound materials and furthering artistic advancement in Mozambique.