Wise Owl Mother And Child Hand Carved In Zimbabwe
This Owl Mother and Child sculpture is handcrafted by the Shona artisans in Zimbabwe. Owls are lucky in Shona culture, if they are seen during the daytime it’s seen as particularly fortuitous. The owl’s gift of heightened senses enables it to see through deception, external appearances, and illusion and to discover hidden truths. Owls are considered to be wise animals. Many cultures have associated the following attributes to the owl: intelligence, brilliance, wisdom, power, knowledge, intuition, messages, mysticism, mystery, unconscious silent observation, independence, protection bravery, transition, longevity, and reincarnation.
- Ethically & sustainably handcrafted
- Measures Approximately 10.5" H x 2" W x 5.5" L
- 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.