CADEAUX du MONDE

Fair Trade Kenyan Shetani Sculpture

Akamba woodcarver

Handcarved in an Akamba woodcarving workshop in Kenya, this type of figure is known in Swahili as a "Shetani" or spirit.  This style of woodcarving emerged in East Africa with the Makonde woodcarver Edouard Makonde who popularized the carving of shetani to express the traditional animist visions of East African traditional religions.  The sculpture is 40 inches high and 15 inches in diameter.

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Welcome to Cadeaux du Monde's online gallery, an award winning, eclectic, green, fair trade, international folk art collection. Featuring affordably priced handmade folk art from developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, The Caribbean and the South Pacific for the sophisticated, discriminating collector. We also exhibit original regional New England artwork in Galerie Escalier. In addition to our fabulous folk art and original artwork, CADEAX du MONDE staff is available to present our popular multicultural workshops to students of all ages. Our latest expansion is providing small business and social media workshops and consulting with staff available for private lessons, group workshops and social media management.

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