Hand Carved Olive Wood | Meet Zephania

Hand Carved Olive Wood | Meet Zephania

October 01, 2019

The contemporary wooden products on sale here at Artisans & Adventurers are hand carved in a Nairobi workshop run by one of the founders of the popular Maasai Market in Westlands, Zephania...

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Kenyan Baskets | Kasigau Women Weavers

Kenyan Baskets | Kasigau Women Weavers

April 17, 2019

When we tell you that we’ve hand picked every single basket in our stores. We mean that we have hand picked every basket in our stores. And when we say we in this instance, we mean the brilliant human on the right in the pictures above, our co-founder...

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Handmade bags | One Tribe Mama

Handmade bags | One Tribe Mama

March 15, 2019

In my 8 years visiting Kenya I had never been up the Rift Valley. So in November 2018 I decided to take myself to Nakuru, boarding a local bus that wound its way through lush green vegetation. The district is known to be fantastic for rearing sheep and scattered...

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Kenyan Jewellery | Meet Anton & Benta

Kenyan Jewellery | Meet Anton & Benta

February 14, 2019

Anton and Benta are the talented husband and wife team behind our collection of Kenyan jewellery. Having worked with them at their family home for over five years we know all about their quality and craftsmanship...

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Rwandan Baskets | Meet Love With Actions

February 11, 2019

My first impression of Rwanda was flying into Kigali airport. As we glided towards our descent I could see a lush green landscape below dotted with bright blue and silver roofs linked by rich terracotta coloured roads. I felt excited. Gilbert, CEO...

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Paper Light Shades & Decorations | Meet Indian Paper Crafters

Paper Light Shades & Decorations | Meet Indian Paper Crafters

September 29, 2017

On a sunny street in Jaipur a large sign sits proudly on an entrance gate bearing the slogan “Say No to Child Labour”. Business owner, Nishant hurries out from behind it to greet us and offers us hot spicy chai before the tour around...

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Soap Dishes | Meet Jaipur Blue Pottery

Soap Dishes | Meet Jaipur Blue Pottery

March 05, 2017

Amongst the first of our Indian horde to land in store were these beautiful hand-painted pottery soap dishes. The Doraya family come from a long line of artisans specialising in Blue Pottery which originates from the Rajasthani...

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Table Cloths & Throws | Meet Tanzanian Women Weavers

Table Cloths & Throws | Meet Tanzanian Women Weavers

October 03, 2016

Located in the Morogoro region of Tanzania you will find the vibrant blue workshop of our fantastic women weavers. Founded in 1983 to help impoverished female school leavers in rural areas of Tanzania where higher education for girls is typically not a high priority, The Women Weavers Association...

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