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Slide 0: Gemstone Bonsai
Gemstone Bonsai
$35.00
Firmly rooted in genuine amethyst, this enchanting Gemstone Bonsai with copper roots, trunk and branches bears gemstones rather than leaves or fruit. Made in China. Natural variations will occur.
 
Slide 1: Black Dash Tea Light/Taper Candleholder
Black Dash Tea Light/Taper Candleholder
$32.00
Hand-carved from soapstone by Kenyan artisans, this double-ended candleholder accommodates a tealight in one end or a taper in the other. This Black Dash Tea Light/Taper Candleholder has a striking dyed and etched design. Made in Kenya. Each will vary slightly.
 
Slide 2: 5 Inch One-of-a-Kind Abstract Elephant Sculpture
5 Inch One-of-a-Kind Abstract Elephant Sculpture
$30.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Symbolizing strength, dignity, patience, wisdom, and happiness, this is a soulful pachyderm. Each 5 Inch One-of-a-Kind Abstract Elephant Sculpture is hand-carved by Zimbabwean artisans from locally sourced serpentine stone. Colors—black, brown, green or variegated—and sizes may vary some.
 
Slide 3: 7 Inch One-of-a-Kind Abstract Elephant Sculpture
7 Inch One-of-a-Kind Abstract Elephant Sculpture
$40.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Symbolizing strength, dignity, patience, wisdom, and happiness, this is a soulful pachyderm. Each 7 Inch One-of-a-Kind Abstract Elephant Sculpture is hand-carved by Zimbabwean artisans from locally sourced serpentine stone. Colors—black, brown, green or variegated—and sizes may vary some.
 
Slide 4: Hand-Painted Striped Cube Candle
Hand-Painted Striped Cube Candle
$25.00
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Ambiance. Hand-poured candles of fully refined wax are hand-painted in colorful stripes by artisans in a small village east of Cape Town, South Africa. Cotton wicks. Dripless. This Hand-Painted Striped Cube Candle has a burn time of over 45 hours. Hand-painted, each will vary slightly.
 
Slide 5: Hand-Painted Striped Pillar Candle
Hand-Painted Striped Pillar Candle
$30.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Ambiance. Hand-poured candles of fully refined wax are hand-painted in colorful stripes by artisans in a small village east of Cape Town, South Africa. Cotton wicks. Dripless. This Hand-Painted Striped Pillar Candle has a burn time of over 75 hours. Hand-painted, each will vary slightly.
 
Slide 6: Rainbow Spiral Warming Basket
Rainbow Spiral Warming Basket
$60.00
This traditional Rainbow Spiral Warming Basket is woven with locally harvested cattail stalks and plastic strips by a network of Wolof women in Senegal. They are often used to keep food warm as a towel is used to line the inside and food is wrapped in the towel and the lid is secured to help keep it warm. Handcrafted, each will vary slightly.
 
Slide 7: Rose Pacheco Feather Pattern Pot
Rose Pacheco Feather Pattern Pot
$125.00
This one-of-a-kind Rose Pacheco Feather Pattern Pot is made entirely by hand—from the hand-built coils of locally gathered clays to the hand-painted contemporary feather pattern of this striking polychrome pot. A Santo Domingo Pueblo artist, Rose Pacheco uses a yucca brush and natural pigments to decorate her Feather Pattern Pot. Fired over an outdoor pit kiln, the traditional motif is interpreted in a contemporary style. An egg white finish imparts a glossy sheen. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 8: Santo Domingo Kiva Step Pot
Santo Domingo Kiva Step Pot
$100.00
This one-of-a-kind Santo Domingo Kiva Step Pot by Santo Domingo artisan Rose Pacheco is hand-sculpted with clay from sacred grounds on the pueblo. The traditional kiva step motifs are hand-applied with natural and acrylic paints before the pot is fired. Handcrafted in New Mexico. Handmade, so each will vary.
 
Slide 9: Rose Pacheco Deer Bowl
Rose Pacheco Deer Bowl
$150.00
Made entirely by hand, this one-of-a-kind Rose Pacheco Deer Bowl is hand-coiled from locally gathered clays. The artist Rose Pacheco of the Santo Domingo Pueblo uses a yucca brush and natural pigments to paint her Deer Bowl before she pit fires it outdoors. An egg white finish imparts a glossy sheen. Though the bowl is contemporary, the deer motif is centuries-old. Handcrafted in New Mexico.
 
Slide 10: Bird and Peonies Rosewood Box
Bird and Peonies Rosewood Box
$125.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

Intricately hand carved, this beautiful Bird and Peonies Rosewood Box is a functional work of art, depicting a bird preparing to alight among beautiful peonies. In Chinese culture, peonies symbolize wealth and honor. Rosewood. Unlined. Metal latch. Made in China.
 
Slide 11: Floral Lacquer Box
Floral Lacquer Box
$275.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

This Floral Lacquer Box showcases the glorious art of Chinese lacquerware. In contrast to the lid, the front of this box is decorated with peaches, which symbolize long life in Chinese culture. Exquisitely decorative, this latched box can organize jewelry, pens, desktop necessities, and more. Unlined. Wood. Made in China.