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Hand-Carved Sandalwood Heart Box

Swahili Modern


  • This handmade box is carved from fragrant, African sandalwood. The top and sides of the box are smoothly sanded while the front retains the natural bark of the sandalwood tree.

    A single mpgingo wood heart on the top adds meaning.

    Measures 4.5"L x 4"W x 2"T. Handmade item; natural variations are common.

  • Santinho is a wood carving artist from Mozambique who works and resides in a carver community. He was born into a family heritage of carving, which has helped him to become one of Mozambique's most talented woodcarving artists. Santinho has a workshop on his home plot and frequently works with his brothers, Sergio and Mbanda.

Vendor: Swahili Modern