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
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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".
These 11 inch salad servers are carved from olive wood with a cow bone handle. The patterns on the handles are created by melting wax on the white bone and dipping the handles in a...
This olive wood salad serving set is handmade in Kenya and have carved rustic twig design handles. 12 inches. Meet the Artisans Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya,Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets...
This rainbow colored necklace is handmade in Guatemala with pearlescent and glass seed beads. Features 12 strands measuring 20 inches with a bead-and-loop adjustable closure. Meet the Artisans Lucia's Imports LLC partners with Guatemalan families,...
Depicting a Tree of Life, this piece is handcrafted from steel drums in Haiti. It is 14 inches in diameter and suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Meet the Artisans When you visit Croix des...