Akamba Ink Pen - Colors and Designs Vary
This refillable pen was hand carved in Kenya. The bone is dyed using a traditional batik process. Accepts Bic Stick refills (found at any office store). Sold singly.
Measurements: 6" x 0.5"
Materials: Domestic, upcycled cow bone and wild olive wood
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Swahili Modern
Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for over 20 years. Founded by Leslie Mittelberg, an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development & a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse & enigmatic continents.
Swahili Modern is committed to planing long-term relationships with artisans in order to help Africans advance professionally & personally. They pay fairly and on time, so that artisans get rewarded for their hard work and can provide for their families. They also design products from sustainable or recycled materials and strive to keep our customers in touch with the talented artisans who create the products they love.