Set of 2 Hand-carved Giraffe Salad Tongs (Kenya)
 
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Set of 2 Hand-carved Giraffe Salad Tongs (Kenya)

Overall Rating Rating 4.6  |  19 reviews  |  Write a review
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Item #: 12605592
    Serve your salad in style with these handmade wooden salad tongs. Hand-carved in Kenya from a single piece of light wood and hand-painted by artisans, this set of two giraffe salad tongs add a bright decorative touch to any serving set....more

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    Product Features:
    • Handmade in Kenya, these salad servers are carved from a single piece of wood
    • These serving pieces are hand-painted and hand-carved by talented artisans
    • Salad tongs are a fun addition to any serving set
    • Adorable giraffe design at the end of each handle
    • Each piece measures approximately 12 inches long
    • Comes in a set of two servers

    Story Behind the Art:

    Jedando Modern Handicrafts...A Kenyan organization that works with individual artisans throughout central Kenya who create functional products. Well educated in the characteristics of fair trade, Jedando Modern Handicrafts provides a worldwide market for Kenyan craftspeople who no longer can rely on the tourist market for sustainable income.

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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    Ships Carbon Neutral*
Dimensions:
11.0x3.0x1.0
Materials:
Wood
Model No:
KWF009G_GIRAF_554003
Brand: Global Crafts

Features

  • Color
    Brown
  • Material
    Other
  • Gender
    Unisex
  • Worldstock Country
    Kenya
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  • Excellent Quality Item

    I bought these for use in our home and we are very impressed with the high quality, great price and the fact that these are a Fair Trade Purchase. They are hand -carved and are quite unique. I think everyone should consider these for their home or as a nice present for friends or family. Thank you for the opportunity to participate in Fair Trade Purchases Overstock.com!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Salad tongs

    Bought these as a gift for Christmas my niece who went on safari in Africa. She will absolutely love them! They are adorable!!!!!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Great Workmanship

    Really Extra Nice salad forks...A real little piece of handmade art.....Almost to nice to use but what the heck....Everyone will love them......They are the most interesting salad tosser's I've ever owned....I also bought them at a good price and had free shipping.....that's always a good thing!!!!!!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes

    1961don from San Diego, Calif., Jun 29, 2010

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  • These salad servers were well carved & attractive

    These were exactly what we were looking for and very well done. The turn around time was super.

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Quality was excellent
    • How accurate was the sizing? Very
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Everything was perfect!

    Very fast delivery, reasonably priced, and the product -absolutely amazing! I got exactly what was pictured, and am very happy! Plus it came with a card that said thank you for supporting fair trade- which was a plus because I got these as a gift for my sister who really appreciates fair trade and hand made items!

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. gorgeous workmanship
    • How accurate was the sizing? right on
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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  • A great conversation starter.

    I bought this set of salad servers on a whim. I am so pleased with them everyone wants to hear the story about how and where they are made.

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    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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    tjw367 from Michigan, Feb 25, 2014

  • Beautiful Salad Tongs

    I bought these for myself and I consider them a treasure. They are so unique and beautiful and very well made.

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    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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    peacetrtl from Danville, KY, Jan 1, 2014

  • salad servers

    The salad tongs were a nice gift for my mother who collects giraffes. They were cute, fair trade, and reasonably priced. She liked them quite a bit.

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? the color was spot on
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. the quality of the product was average for handmade wooden objects
    • How accurate was the sizing? the tongs were smaller than I imagined from the photo
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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    marianelie from Phoenix, AZ, May 14, 2013

  • Very nice tongs!

    I really like the giraffe tongs! Giraffes arer very special to me, and these tongs are just the right weight and size for salad. I like that they're handmade too.

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? yes
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. good
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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    kareninca from Castro Valley, CA, Feb 5, 2013

  • primitive salad tongs

    the craftmanship in picture is much better than reality..the spoon and fork end ARE NOT light wood ad in the picture...they are all the same color as the handles...so if you like the contrast, know they are NOT contrasty.....otherwise, they are cute....

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? NO!! the light wood in picture IS NOT light...
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. less appealing than picture.....cruder work
    • How accurate was the sizing? accurate
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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    tahoepj from lake tahoe, Jan 31, 2013

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