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 african handicrafts primarily made of wood and bone worldwide. Carving is a tradition in Kenya with the children learning the craft from their parents. Carved by hand using only rudimentary hand tools, olive wood bowls, salad serving sets, and animal-shaped napkin rings take shape from pieces of olive wood, mahogany, and mpingo, or "African Ebony".
Highly grained olive wood bowl handcarved in Kenya using rudimentary tools with a bone inlay...
Highly grained olive wood bowl handcarved in Kenya using rudimentary hand tools, approximately 9 inches...
These 11 inch salad servers are carved in mpingo wood ("African ebony")with a cow bone...
Handmade in Kenya, these salad servers are carved from one piece of wood. Each piece...