Scrimshaw Cow Horn
This Nguni Cow horn scrimshaw display is 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 horn is set in the natural color of the horn which has a dark tip fading to a cream base. The horn is mounted on a wooden base. The artisan used scrimshaw style sketching to carve animals into the cow horn. These cow horns have been carved and etched by the Shona artisans using hand tools. African Nguni Cow Horns from Zimbabwe make wonderful unique gifts.
- Handmade in Zimbabwe, South Africa
- Ethically & sustainably handcrafted
- Approximately 8” Tall
- Made from Cow Horn and Wood.
- Artisans make 2-3 times what they'd earn in their local market.
Each Cow Horn 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 Cow Horns are Fair Trade, and your purchase of these Cow Horns will help provide a stable income and a good standard of living for the artists and their families. Each Cow Horn is individually made each unique with its own markings.