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KNB003

Batik Bone Chopsticks

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Carefully carved from ethically sourced, natural cow-bone by Kenyan artisans. The bone is sanitized and highly polished, then batiked by placing wax on the white bone and dipping it in a dark brown/black dye, resulting in traditional African mud cloth patterns. Each piece is truly one-of-a-kind! Chopsticks measure approximately 9 inches in length.  Due to the hand carved nature, actual size may vary slightly.

Product Features:

  • Hand Wash Only
  • 2- Piece Set
  • Made in Kenya
  • Socially responsible product assortments that is empowering consumers to purchase according to their values and help alleviate poverty
  • Fair Trade is so much more than a product assortment. It's about safe workplaces, fair wages + community investment for factory employees.
  • Package includes: 1 set
  • Country of Origin: Kenya
  • Materials: Ethically hand made in Kenya.

Story Behind the Art: 

The bone is "batiked" which is an age old art process used in Africa.  The patterns are applied by placing wax on the white bone and dipping the bone into a dark brown/black dye, resulting in the beautiful African mud cloth designs.

 


Meet the Maker: jedando african handicrafts
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... read more