Kenyan Bone Chopsticks
Like their Japanese counterpart, these chopsticks are designed to be smooth and lightweight in the hand. Each pair is hand-carved entirely from sustainable cow bone, then polished to a soft sheen. The chopsticks' handles feature a contrasting, batik-dyed design.
Swahili African Modern is a fair trade import, design and distribution company based in Eugene, Oregon. Founder Leslie Mittelberg lived in Kenya and fell in love with African artistry. Upon returning to the US in 1995, she founded her company and named it in honor of the people of East Africa whose artistry inspired her. Swahili now has a large network that includes individual markers, export agents, and micro-enterprises in nations all over Africa.
Sold as a pair. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.
Care: hand wash only.
Dimensions: Approximately 8.5" long.
Fairly traded and handmade in Kenya.