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Oil Drum Sculptures

Repurposing discarded oil drums and other discarded metals not only cleans up the African landscape, but also produces stunning and delightful works of art.

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$850.00

These recycled art sculptures are are welded by Kenyan metal artists using recycled oil drums and scrap metal. Each giraffe is handcrafted from the ground up and exhibits its own unique characteristics and personality.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home, with the metal developing a lovely patina with exposure to the elements.

Measures 67" tall x 48" long x 12" wide.

This oversized sculpture ships on a pallet, and extra shipping fees are required. Please scroll down for more shipping information.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular, metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

About Shipping:

Shipping for oil drum sculptures requires a pallet and starts at $200.

After your purchase, we will work with a freight company to determine the exact shipping cost for the pallet to your location, from our warehouse in Oregon. We will contact you via email about the additional shipping fees.

We can also create this shipping quote at any time during the ordering process! Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

$1,600.00

This one-of-a-kind elephant sculpture will be an eye-catching addition to a large garden or indoor space!

The statement elephant sculpture is crafted from recycled oil drums and scrap metal. The elephants come to us from metal artists outside of Nairobi. Display this piece inside or outside, with the metal developing a lovely patina when exposed to the elements.

Elephant measures 70" tall (to top of trunk) x 74" long x 30" wide.

This oversized sculpture ships on a pallet, and extra shipping fees are required. Please scroll down for more shipping information.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular, metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

About Shipping:

Shipping for oil drum sculptures requires a pallet and starts at $200.

After your purchase, we will work with a freight company to determine the exact shipping cost for the pallet to your location, from our warehouse in Oregon. We will contact you via email about the additional shipping fees.

We can also create this shipping quote at any time during the ordering process! Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

$850.00

These recycled art sculptures are are welded by Kenyan metal artists using recycled oil drums and scrap metal. Each giraffe is handcrafted from the ground up and exhibits its own unique characteristics and personality.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home, with the metal developing a lovely patina with exposure to the elements.

Measures approximately 6 feet tall; exact measurements are 73" tall x 38" long x 11" wide.

This oversized sculpture ships on a pallet, and extra shipping fees are required. Please scroll down for more shipping information.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular, metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

About Shipping:

Shipping for oil drum sculptures requires a pallet and starts at $200.

After your purchase, we will work with a freight company to determine the exact shipping cost for the pallet to your location, from our warehouse in Oregon. We will contact you via email about the additional shipping fees.

We can also create this shipping quote at any time during the ordering process! Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

$750.00

These richly detailed, freestanding lion sculptures are welded outside of Nairobi using recycled oil drums and other scrap metal. Each lion is handcrafted from the ground up and is one-of-a-kind. Photos are an example of a similar sculpture, but each lion is unique.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside, with the metal developing a lovely patina with exposure to the elements.

Size: Approximately 4 feet long, 2.5' tall to the top of the mane, and 2' tall to the top of the body. Size will vary due to the handcrafted nature of this item.

Extra shipping fees are required for this item. Please scroll down to the Shipping section for more info. Ships to the contiguous U.S. only.

About the Artisan:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular, metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

SHIPPING

Shipping for oil drum sculptures requires a pallet and starts at $200. We only charge the actual freight costs and do not charge for "handling" on our end. After you complete your purchase, we will contact you about the exact shipping cost and will send you a separate invoice.

Shipping from Oregon to the Northeast is most expensive while shipping to California is least expensive. Shipping includes the cost for using a lift gate. Costs can sometimes be reduced if you can provide a business address.

Multiple sculptures can be shipped on a single pallet, typically at no extra cost.

We can provide a shipping quote at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

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$375.00

This dramatic, detailed sculpture of a buffalo head are welded from recycled oil drums and scrap metal in Kenya. The sculptures come to us from a small group of metal artists outside of Nairobi who work exclusively with recycled materials. The sculpture can be displayed inside or outside of the home, with the metal developing a patina with exposure to the elements.

Measures 12" T x 26" W x 13" D. Quantity is extremely limited. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

$475.00

This large, metal elephant mask is welded from recycled oil drums and scrap metal in Kenya. Handcrafted by a group of metal artists outside Nairobi, this tatement piece is one of a kind.

Only one available.Measures 36" x 30" x 27".

Extra shipping fees are required for this oversized item. Please see the shipping tab for more information.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular, metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

Shipping Information:

Shipping for oversized items like this elephant wall mask starts at $100. You will be charged a portion of the shipping charges during checkout. After purchase, we will determine the exact shipping cost and contact you via email regarding the additional charges.

We can provide a shipping quote at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

  • Shipping costs vary depending on your location in the country. Shipping from our location in Oregon to the the West coast is least expensive, while shipping to the Northeast is most expensive.
  • We only charge the actual shippings costs, and do not charge for handling on our end.
  • Oversized items are not available for international shipping.
  • Once you have placed your order and agreed to the shipping cost via email, we will send you a Paypal invoice. The total will subtract any shipping you have already paid during the checkout process.
$150.00

These freestanding African sculptures are all welded in Kenya by metal artists using recycled oil drums and scrap metal. Each elephant is handcrafted from the ground up and is one-of-a-kind, with a unique personality. Trunk position may vary.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home. Measures approximately 14-20" tall, 20" long and 7" wide. Size will vary slightly due to the handcrafted nature of this sculpture.

This oil drum sculpture is shipped in an oversized box and often does not require additional shipping. However, if extra shipping fees are required (for example, shipping to Alaska or Hawaii, or if you purchase multiple sculptures), we will contact you via email after purchase. Please scroll down for more information.

About Shipping:

Shipping for this sculpture requires an oversized box. After purchase, we will contact you via email regarding any additional shipping charges. This is most likely to occur if you live in Alaska or Hawaii, or if you purchase multiple large items.

We can provide a shipping quote for oversized items at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

About the Artisans:

Moses and his small workshop of craftsmen build their own welding machines out of copper coil, tape, steel rod, and a sheet metal housing in order to create these spectacular metal works of art. Moses began his artistic career making furniture, but quickly switched to sculpture after an interested European buyer created a demand for his works abroad.

$54.00

These striking zebra sculptures have been transformed from used oil drums by talented metal sculptors in Zimbabwe, forming metal ribbons for their bodies. Each zebra is finished with varnish to protect against the elements.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home and are one-of-a-kind. Because they are made of metal, the sculptures will develop a patina when exposed to the elements.

Size: [Small] 12"L x 3.5"W x 12"T; [Large] 16"L x 6"W x 17"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, each will vary slightly.

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
$288.00

These handcrafted cow sculptures have been transformed from used oil drums by talented metal sculptors in Zimbabwe. Each sculpture will be one of a kind, with its own personality and details. The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home. Each cow is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, though they will develop a patina over time if placed outside.

The large sculpture is limited edition, only a few available. Measures approximately 35" long x 10" wide x 25.5" tall. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, each may vary slightly.

Extra shipping fees may be required for this oversized item. If extra shipping fees are required, we will contact you via email. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with any questions, and scroll down for more information.

About the Artisans:

Talented 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

About Shipping:

This oil drum sculpture is shipped in an oversized box and often requires additional shipping fees. However, if extra shipping fees are required (for example, shipping to Alaska or Hawaii, or if you purchase multiple sculptures), we will contact you via email after purchase.

These small sculptures are often combined on pallets with larger oil drum sculptures. Pallets can hold multiple sculptures for the same price as a single sculpture on a pallet. Shipping for a pallet starts at $200. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with any questions. We are happy to create a shipping quote for you prior to purchase.

$38.00

Colorful oil drums are transformed into sweet little pig sculptures for the home and garden by Zimbabwean sculptor Adam Mvumbu. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements. However, some weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time. Designs and colors will vary, depending on oil drums used.

Size: [Small] 7"L x 3"W x 4"T; Large] 14"L x 6"W x 8"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, size may vary slightly.

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
$45.00

Recycled oil drums are transformed into these fun garden art sculptures by talented artisans. Each farm goat sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary.

[Large] 12"T x 24"L; [Small] 6"T x 10"L.

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
$88.00

These colorful giraffes crafted from red, yellow, white, green, orange, and blue oil drums will brighten any space you choose! Each sculpture made from recycled metal is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each one is unique; colors will vary, and size may vary by several inches.

Approximate sizes:

[Extra Small] 24" T x 8"L x 4"W
[Small] 36"T x 8"L x 4"W
[Medium] 42-46"T x 10"L X 6"W

Extra shipping fees are required for the Large and Extra Large sizes. Please scroll down for more information, and email us at info@swahilimodern.com with any questions.

About Shipping:

Shipping for large sculptures requires a pallet and cost starts at $200. After purchase, we will contact you via email regarding the additional shipping charges.

Shipping from our location in Oregon to the Northeast is most expensive, while shipping to California is least expensive. Shipping includes the cost for using a lift gate. Costs can sometimes be reduced if you can provide a business address.

Multiple sculptures can be shipped on a single pallet, typically costing the same as shipping for a single sculpture on a pallet.

We can provide a shipping quote at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

Once you have placed your order and agreed to the shipping cost, we will send you a Paypal invoice. The total will subtract any shipping you have already paid during the checkout process.

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

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$725.00

These tall, colorful giraffes crafted from multi-colored oil drums will make a statement any space you choose! Each sculpture made from recycled metal is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item, each one is unique; colors will vary, and size may vary by several inches.

Approximate sizes:

Large - Approx. 5 feet tall, measuring 60"T x 18"L x 8"W.
Extra Large - Approx. 6 feet tall, measuring 72-78" T x 26"L x 8"W

Extra shipping fees are required for the Large and Extra Large sizes. Please scroll down for more information, and email us at info@swahilimodern.com with any questions.

About Shipping:

Shipping for large sculptures requires a pallet or oversized box, and cost starts at $200. After purchase, we will contact you via email regarding the additional shipping charges.

Shipping from our location in Oregon to the Northeast is most expensive, while shipping to California is least expensive. Shipping includes the cost for using a lift gate. Costs can sometimes be reduced if you can provide a business address.

Multiple sculptures can be shipped on a single pallet, typically costing the same as shipping for a single sculpture on a pallet.

We can provide a shipping quote at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at info@swahilimodern.com with your full shipping address to get started.

Once you have placed your order and agreed to the shipping cost, we will send you a Paypal invoice. The total will subtract any shipping you have already paid during the checkout process.

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

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$125.00

Colorful recycled oil drums are crafted into garden art sculptures designed to make you smile. Each sculpture is finished with varnish to protect against the elements, although weathering is to be expected if exposed over time. Because this is a handcrafted item made from recycled materials, each elephant is unique. Trunk and ear positions will vary, as well as the colors in each sculpture. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

Size: [Medium] 26"L x 16"W x 18"T; [Small] 15-18"L x 9-11"W x 10-14"T (size varies based on positioning of trunk and ears).

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

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$88.00

A perfect addition to the home or garden, these horned owl sculptures created in Zimbabwe are created from repurposed materials and fair trade! Each handcrafted owl exhibits unique details.

Choose from small, medium, or large. Approximate sizes: [Small] 4"L x 4"W x 8"T, [Medium] 7"L x 7"W x 11"T, [Large] 9"L x 9"W x 15"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, slight variation may occur. Please note that weathering is expected if sculptures are exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

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
$38.00

A perfect addition to the home or garden, these horned owl sculptures created in Zimbabwe all have a such a charming and unique personality! Each is finished with varnish to protect against the elements but may weather slightly with long-term exposure. Handcrafted items may vary slightly in size.

Size: [Small] 5.5"-6"T [Medium] 8.5"-9"T [Large] 11"-12"T.

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

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$32.00

Zimbabwean metal sculptor Victor welds this charming kiwi bird sculpture from recycled metal. This unique piece of modern African recycled art makes a happy addition to outdoor gardens or indoor decor!

Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Approximate size 8"T x 11"L x 6"W. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected.

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

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$88.00

Vibrant patchwork warthog sculptures are hand-created by metal sculptors at Tonderai Metal Works, utilizing used oil drums.

The sculptures can be displayed inside or outside of the home and are one-of-a-kind. Because they are made of metal, the sculptures will develop a patina when exposed to the elements. Colors of sculptures will vary, depending on available oil drums. Each sculpture is a one-of-a-kind piece of art.

Size: approximately 14"L x 5"W x 9.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, size may vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

Artisans at the Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe use recycled materials and discarded oil drums to create stunning works of art. All sculptures are welded by hand and feature one-of-a-kind detailing.

Tonderai Metal Works in Zimbabwe

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$118.00

Zimbabwean metal sculptors weld this charming rabbit sculpture from recycled metal. This unique piece of modern African recycled art makes a happy addition to outdoor gardens or indoor decor!

Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Approximate size 15”L x 4”W x 14”H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected.

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

$68.00

Zimbabwean metal sculptors weld this charming hen sculpture from recycled metal oil drums and metal mesh. This unique piece of modern African recycled art makes a happy addition to outdoor gardens or indoor decor!

Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Approximate size 17”L x 9”W x 16”H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected.

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

$76.00

Zimbabwean metal sculptors weld this charming rooster sculpture from recycled metal oil drums and metal mesh. This unique piece of modern African recycled art makes a happy addition to outdoor gardens or indoor decor!

Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Approximate size 17”L x 10”W x 27”H. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected.

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

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