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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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$ 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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$ 17.99

A smaller decorative variation on the traditional African kalimba or "finger piano". The hollow box body is made from renewable wood with rustic burn designs. Discarded scraps of metal are used for keys with strips of tin can wrapped for reverberation. Approximate size is 6 by 3.5 by 1.5 inches Meet the Artisans Working with more than 100 individual carvers...

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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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$ 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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$ 14.99

These guitar earrings are made from recycled silver-plated copper wire and small blue beads. They are 2 inches in length. Meet the Artisans Working with Jedando Modern Handicrafts the young men and women of Zakali Jewelry produce handmade fair trade fashion jewelry using the skills of wire work and electroplating. The project first started as a garbage collection project in...

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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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$ 26.95

Set of six napkin rings carved from African mahogany, handmade using rudimentary hand tools. Handpainted with appropriate spots and stripes, set includes one of each lion, cheetah, elephant, rhinoceros, giraffe, and zebra.Average size is 3.5 inches wide including the head by 2.5 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya,Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets...

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$ 9.95

This handmade novelty pair of painted earrings features a colorful parrot design made from recycled tin cans. 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 and market through Creative Alternatives. The producers are self...

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African Soapstone is among the most beautiful in the world. Mined by hand from surface mines large stones are pulled by a team of workers, cleaved into smaller pieces and worked into stunning art and functional objects. This sculpture depicts a stylized circle of friends. The soapstone is natural. Please allow for color variation from cream to pink to gray...

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$ 24.95

Hand carved from soapstone, this sculpture features an abstract representation of two lovers. The piece is carved from one piece of soapstone and is about 8 inches tall. Meet the Artisans Our Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live in the rural village of Tabaka, Kenya, the heart of soapstone crafts. The name,...

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$ 29.95

Hand carved from cream-colored soapstone in Kenya, this nativity set has 12 pieces, the tallest of which is 6 inches tall. Variations in color and design will occur due to the nature of the stone and the individual carver. Meet the Artisans Our Soapstone is carved by the artists of SMOLArt a group of artists who live in the rural...