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KNB020

Batik Bone Bottle Opener - MIXED DESIGNS

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Handmade by artisans in Kenya using traditional methods passed down through the generations, these batik bone bottle opener is a beautiful and functional bar accessory. Crafted from ethically-sourced, sanitized animal bone that is hand carved with batik handles.  Great gift for men.

Designs vary - expect an assortment with your order.

Product Features:

  • Handcrafted and designed in beautiful styles, unique details on each piece. Because of the hand-carved and hand-painted beauty of each piece, no two are identical.
  • Naturally water and stain resistant
  • Hand wash and air dry
  • Socially responsible goods that is empowering to 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.
  • Made from ethically sourced animal bones that would have otherwise been discarded.
  • Each piece is approximately 8-inches long

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.

 


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