These sweet wooden ornaments are hand-carved and stained using jacaranda wood in Western Kenya.
The giraffe and zebra ornaments are hand-painted with fur patterns while the elephants are stained to a rich coffee brown. Each ornament is unique and measures 2"-3" tall (not including hanging ribbon). Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.
The Gikomba wood carving cooperative consists of a large group of skilled carvers working under one umbrella on a compound in Nairobi. Utilizing the power of numbers, the cooperative procures wood legally for members, ensuring more time can be spent carving.