Hand Beaded Elephant

Hand Beaded Elephant
Hand Beaded Elephant
Hand Beaded Elephant
Hand Beaded Elephant
$38.00

Handmade by talented, rural artisans in South Africa, these elephants have been created bead-by-bead, one at a time, with precision and care.  These adorable, beautiful elephants are now ready for your home or mantel. 

Exquisite design, vibrant colors and extraordinary workmanship are the hallmarks of the artisans of Africa!Ignite who make these delightful elephants and giraffes.

Size: 
Mama Elephant: 4 1/4" tall x 5 1/4" long (front to tail) x 1 3/4" wide
Baby Elephant: 3 1/4" tall x 5" long (front to tail) x 1 1/2" wide

Since each elephant is made one-at-a-time, colors and design patterns may vary from pictures. 

ARTIST STORY:
These beautiful, beaded elephants were created by artisans involved in Africa!Ignite whose purpose is to create partnerships with rural and marginalized communities to facilitate their fair participation in the economy and society. 
Africa!Ignite was established in 2004 by MiET Africa, a leading Southern African education development agency based in KwaZulu-Natal; to pursue community development work complementary to MiET Africa’s focus on schools and formal education. Africa!Ignite works with artisans in rural areas to promote economic growth and dignity for about 1,000 individuals – mostly women who are mothers and grandmothers taking care of their households.

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