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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....
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.
ITEM#: 12605592Product 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.
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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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.Read More
I bought these for myself and I consider them a treasure. They are so unique and beautiful and very well made.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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....Read More
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!Read More
Bought these as a gift for Christmas my niece who went on safari in Africa. She will absolutely love them! They are adorable!!!!!Read More
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!!!!!!Read More
These were exactly what we were looking for and very well done. The turn around time was super.Read More
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!Read More
Questions & Answers
Hello Mona, you can hand wash these with soap and water. I hope this helps. Please let us know if you have any additional questions. Thank you for shopping with us!
Would cleaning the tongs fade colors?
Hello Mona, if you hand wash these tongs, the colors should not fade. Thank you for shopping with us!
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