Hand-carved African Giraffe Mask - Jedando Handicrafts (H)
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, 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".