This wood giraffe mask is hand-carved by members of the Kamba tribe in Kenya. Mask features detailed hand-painted stripes on the zebra's head and measures approximately 8.5 inches high x 4 inches deep.
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".