This sleek figure of a rural woman is hand carved in Maputo, Mozambique from lustrous Mozambican blackwood, or mpingo. The rough bark of the tree remains intact to add distinction to each piece.
Measures 15"T x 2"L x 1.5"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.