Scrimshaw Cow Horn Keychain
These Nguni Cow horn scrimshaw keychains are hand-carved with images of African safari animals by the Shona artisans in Zimbabwe, South Africa. The horns come from local Nguni cows found in Southern Africa but are more known to the Zulu people of South Africa. The carved keychains are set in the natural color of the horn The artisan used scrimshaw style sketching to carve animals into the keychain. These cow horns have been carved and etched by the Shona artisans using hand tools. African Nguni Cow Horn keychains from Zimbabwe make wonderful unique gifts.
- Handmade in Zimbabwe, South Africa
- Ethically & sustainably handcrafted
- Approximately 2”
- Made from Cow Horn
- Artisans make 2-3 times what they'd earn in their local market.
Each keychain is made by hand so there may be slight and subtle variations in size, color, or pattern. This is what makes it unique and a true piece of African art. The keychains are Fair Trade, and your purchase of these keychains will help provide a stable income and a good standard of living for the artists and their families. Each keychain is individually made each unique with its own markings.