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".
Recycling never looked so chic! These bracelets are made from bright strips of magazine paper, rolled and lacquered for durability. Bracelets are strung on elasticized cord for a flexible fit. Meet the Artisans Imani Workshop Based in Eldoret, Kenya, Imani Workshops was established in 2005...
Mix it up with these chunky three-strands crafted from assorted beads. Colors will vary. Approximately 22 inches long. Round toggle clasp. Meet the Artisans Imani Workshop Based in Eldoret, Kenya, Imani Workshops was established in 2005 under the social enterprise wing of the Academic Model...
Wearing this beautiful bracelet sets you apart as an important supporter of opportunity in the slums of Kenya where opportunity is scarce. These bracelets are beaded by hand with colorful beads by 15 young men and women find a sustainable income and a path out...
Handmade in Kenya, these earrings feature short strands of colorful glass seed beads hung from a silverplated coil cap. The earrings hang 1.5 inches from hypoallergenic hooks. Meet the Artisans Working with Jedando Modern Handicrafts the young men and women of Zakali Jewelry produce handmade...