This African art form is known as Shona sculpture because it is hand carved by the Shona people of Zimbabwe. The Shona people of Zimbabwe have been hand sculpting stone into works of art for nearly a thousand years. Even though the craft is ancient, the style has continually evolved and the carvings created today are both beautiful and elegant.The contemporary, yet eternal, shape of these sculptures bring splendor to the home and compliments any decor. The themes these sculptures portray represent esteemed values in the Shona culture of family,love, life and nature.
“Ukama" is the Shona word for 'close family relationship'. Central to Shona culture is the...