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We celebrate African Artistry! Our fair trade African artisan heritage collection includes quality handmade boutique selections from Kenya, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa & Zimbabwe.
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$ 19.95

Set of three brightly colored elephants each elephant is 2 inches tall, by 2.5 inches long and is hand painted with an abstract design. Colors and designs may not be exactly as pictured, we will select you three pieces in different colors. Meet the Artisans Our Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 8.95

This handmade novelty pair of dancing girl earrings features a playful football design made from recycled tin can and copper wire, accented with colorful Maasai beads. Earrings hang approximately 2 inches. Meet the Artisans Creative Alternatives works with marginalized producers in rural and urban areas of Kenya. The producers take pride in the product ideas they are able to develop...

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$ 29.99

This Giraffe mask is hand-carved and hand-painted by economically disadvantaged members of the Kamba tribe in Kenya. Purchasing this product provides sustainable income for the artists to support their families and send their children to school. Mask measures approximately 8.5 inches in height and 4 inches in depth. Meet the Artisans Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos,...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 34.95

Handmade in Zimbabwe, this 17-inch square cushion cover has a batiked design on cotton canvas and a plain cotton back. With a flap closure and finished with contrasting piping, the cover will fit a standard 16 inch cushion pillow (not included). Meet the Artisans Founded by Zimbabwean-born artist, Jeremiah Makaza, this family run business has rapidly grown into a leading...

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$ 17.49

Global Mamas beads are handmade from recycled glass using ancient traditions. The bracelet has a clear elastic band and measures 7.5 inches. Meet the Artisans Odumase Krobo is home to the second Global Mamas location. Leveraging the success of our Mamas in Cape Coast, we replicated the model in Krobo with the skilled producers of recycled glass beads. Opened in...

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$ 39.99

Handcrafted by South African artisans, this etched brass cuff is accented with spearhead shapes of brilliant brass and a faceted orange crystal. The pattern on the brass is achieved by applying extreme heat rather than paints or dyes. The cuff is 1.25 inches tall in the center and tapers to 0.5 inches at the end. Adjustable, the diameter of the...

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$ 4.95

This set of two handmade wire bicycles, each with a raffia loop, make unique holiday ornaments. Each bicycle is approx 4 inches in size. Sold Individually. Called a "boda boda" by the locals, bicycles are used as public transportation (you ride on a padded rack on the back) and are named for the bicycles used to transport people across the...

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$ 19.99

Wearing this beautiful bracelet sets you apart as an important supporter of opportunity in the slums of Kenya where opportunity is scarce. These bracelets are beaded by hand with colorful beads by 15 young men and women find a sustainable income and a path out of the Nairobi slums. The five strand bracelet is about 8 inches in length and...

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$ 8.95

This handmade novelty dancing girl pin features a playful orange slice design made from recycled tin can and copper wire, accented with colorful Maasai beads. Pin is approximately 3 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Creative Alternatives works with marginalized producers in rural and urban areas of Kenya. The producers take pride in the product ideas they are able to develop...