Museum of African Art

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Slide 0: Black Diamond Woven Tote
Black Diamond Woven Tote
$85.00
This beautiful Black Diamond Woven Tote is woven from thick, tough elephant grass by artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana. The leather-wrapped handles add style and comfort. Each will vary some.
 
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. Each will vary slightly.
 
Slide 2: Ghanaian Modern Times Bracelet Set
Ghanaian Modern Times Bracelet Set
$45.00
Handcrafted by Ghanaian craftswomen, each bead of these stylish stretch bracelets is fashioned from pulverized recycled glass that has been fired and hand-glazed. Fair Trade. Some variations will occur with this Ghanaian Modern Times Bracelet Set.
 
Slide 3: Ethiopian Triad Shawl
Ethiopian Triad Shawl
$95.00
Artisans of Sammy, Ethiopia, weave this lustrous black scarf with trios of natural-thread lines and banded borders. This Ethiopian Triad Shawl is 100% Ethiopian cotton. Handcrafted, each will vary slightly.
 
Slide 4: Nick Brandt: On This Earth, A Shadow Falls
Nick Brandt: On This Earth, A Shadow Falls
$160.00
This album movingly depicts East African elephants, giraffes, lions, gorillas, and their kin. Representing the best from photographer Nick Brandt's previous bestsellers, Nick Brandt: On This Earth, A Shadow Falls is an ode to African wildlife.
 
Slide 5: 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 6: 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 7: Ghanaian Coiled-Brass Bead Necklace
Ghanaian Coiled-Brass Bead Necklace
$65.00
Using centuries-old Ashanti people techniques, this contemporary Ghanaian Coiled-Brass Bead Necklace carries one-of-a-kind beads of cast brass on a strand of raffia. Some variation in bead size, shape and color will occur.
 
Slide 8: One-of-a-Kind Malian Throw Blanket
One-of-a-Kind Malian Throw Blanket
$175.00
This lightweight One-of-a-Kind Malian Throw Blanket is hand-woven with abstract line art motifs by a Malian artisan. A unique work of practical art, no two blanket designs will be exactly the same. Hemmed borders at each end. 100% Malian cotton.
 
Slide 9: African Black and White Necklace
African Black and White Necklace
$115.00
Smithsonian Exclusive Smithsonian Institution Exclusive

This African Black and White Necklace is arrayed with beads of Kenyan batik-design bone, Malian hammered metal, and Czech glass. This dramatic necklace is designed and assembled in the U.S.A. Slight variations will occur.