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Planters & Plant Stands

Large Recycled Metal Ostrich Plant Holders

Swahili Modern


  • Designed to showcase flowers as if they were an ostrich's plumes, these handmade African sculptures are are welded outside of Nairobi using recycled oil drums and scrap metal. Each ostrich is crafted from the ground up and exhibits its own unique characteristics.

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

    Large measures 6'T with a basket that measures 21"D x 8.5"T. Small measures 5'T+ with a basket that measures 15"D x 6"T. Sizes may vary slightly.

    Extra shipping fees are required. Please see the shipping tab for more info, and email us at with any questions. These are not available for international shipping.

  • 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 for these sculptures starts at $200. Our system will charge a portion of the shipping during checkout, then we will calculate the full cost of shipping and contact you about the remaining charges. If you'd prefer to know the exact cost of shipping before purchasing, please email us at with your full shipping address to get started. We only charge the actual shipping costs and do not charge for "handling" on our end. (If shipping costs less than $200, then we will charge you less.)

    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 are shipping to a business address with a loading dock. International shipping is not available for this item.

    A single small ostrich is often shipped in an oversized box, while a large ostrich is shipped on a pallet. Multiple ostriches are shipped together on a pallet. Once a pallet is used, the per item shipping cost is reduced overall—for instance, 2 ostriches will fit on the same pallet.

    We can provide a shipping quote at any time during the ordering process. Please email us at 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 for the additional shipping charges. The total will subtract any shipping you have already paid during the checkout process.

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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