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Kenyan Brass & Leather Bracelets

  • These stylish bracelets, suitable for men or women, are handcrafted in Kenya using conditioned cow leather. A brass plate is hand-etched with a variety of designs that give the bracelets a distinctive African look.

    Sold singly. Measures 1.5"W x 8.75"L and is closed with a simple button fastener on the back. Designs will vary.

  • Joseph works from a home workshop in the rough Mathare neighborhood outside Nairobi. This soft-spoken, artistic man employs three young men, and together they craft jewelry, keepsakes and personal accessories from leather, brass and bone. Joseph enjoys the exchange of ideas encouraged during our design sessions. This year he took on the challenge of using dyes to diversify his leather goods, with beautiful results.

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