Big Five Safari Animals Hand Carved In Zimbabwe
Beautiful Big Five Stone Carving is handmade in Zimbabwe, South Africa. Hand engraved with the Big Five safari animals of Africa. The term “Big Five “refers to Africa’s most popular wildlife which is the lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, African elephant, and rhinoceros. These animals were called the big five animals by the big hunters of the last two centuries. They named them ‘Big Five’ animals as they were considered the most dangerous animals to hunt. This is because these animals fought back when they were being hunted.
- Ethically & sustainably handcrafted
- Measures Approximately 14.5" H x 4.5" W x 6.5" L
- Material: Serpentine
- Handmade in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa
YOUR PURCHASE MAKES A DIFFERENCE
This beautiful work of art was purchased directly from the Shona artists in Zimbabwe. We source our handmade Shona products through a small family-run supplier in Harare who has been working with and supporting these talented artists for over 10 years. Your purchases of these products help provide stable employment and basic needs for many dependents at a time when unemployment and inflation in Zimbabwe are at unimaginable levels.
All our African products are Fair Trade with the artists either working for themselves or working in co-operatives. The items purchased from our Shona artists support the indigenous tribes of Zimbabwe. We believe that it is now more important than ever to keep supporting these artists during these increasingly difficult times as the ability of these artists to support their families depends on our purchases.