Giraffe Bookends - Small Things Fair Trade

Giraffe Bookends

Regular price $42.50

 

The noble sweep of drinking giraffes lends unmistakable African style to your bookshelf. Carved soapstone bookends provide sturdy support, and are hand colored for lifelike detail. Each bookend weighs approx. 3 1/2 lbs. each: 6 1/2"h x 3 1/4"w x 5"d

Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers

ABOUT THE ARTISAN

Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers is a cooperative that works to maximize income for its members and eradicate poverty in their communities. Your purchase provides artisans a fair wage and life-changing community programs.

Surrounding the city of Kisii in western Kenya are vast deposits of soapstone. The art of carving soapstone began there in the late 20th century and is commonly passed down from parent to child. Nyabigena Soapstone Carvers Cooperative was formed in 1989 to... Read more...