Only in my jewelry can all of Africa get along, Paul Muragu says, smiling. Working in a shed the size of a telephone booth in the Nairobi Westlands, Paul strings jewelry made from beads and pendants he finds all over Africa.
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".
Made from steel drums by Haitian craftspeople in the section of Port-au-Prince, Haiti called Croix des Bouquets, this sun is three dimensional with a diameter of 10 inches. It has...
Ten Inches in diameter. Lead-free, dishwasher and microwave safe, this richly-colored plate is handcrafted and painted by Mexican artisans. While a very functional piece, the plate is covered with a...
This 11-inch nativity in the stars is handmade in Haiti from scrap steel drums and hand painted. This piece is 11 inches in diameter. Meet the Artisans When you visit...