Olivewood Tiny Heart Tokens - Set of 12
Small and sentimental like the candy hearts given on Valentine's Day here in the U.S., this African version is longer lasting and supports a great cause, too!
Kenyan artisans hand-carve these flat, 1" keepsakes from scraps of wild olive wood, an East African tree known for its beautiful grain and texture. The hearts can be given as love tokens, inserted into greeting cards, or displayed in the home.
Measurements: 1" L
Country of Origin: Kenya*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.
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.