Working with more than 100 individual carvers in Machakos, Kenya, Jedando Modern Handicrafts markets african handicrafts primarily made of wood and bone worldwide.
Your Purchase Provides A Fair Income + Benefits In Safe & Healthy Work Environments
Working with 100+ carvers in Machakos, Kenya, Jedando Handicrafts markets handicrafts primarily made of wood & bone worldwide. But Jedando's mission extends beyond gorgeous, high-quality homewares. They focus on educating local crafting partners about reforestation so raw materials can offer sustainable income for generations to come
Multiply your Good Deeds With Every Treasure On Our Store
Every Treasure = 1 Tree Planted
Every Treasure's Ethically Produced
Every Treasure = 1 Global Impact
Natural & Locally Sourced Materials
Olive wood bowls, salad serving sets & animal-shaped napkin rings are all hand carved — taking shape from pieces of olive wood, mahogany + mpingo, or "African Ebony." While wood carving provides the major income for many in the Machakos area, other craftspeople earn a living by enhancing the products, including painting napkin rings & carving discarded animal bone for handles of salad serving sets. Often the bone is "batiked" by placing wax on white bone & dipping the bone a dark brown/black dye, producing traditional and gorgeous African mud cloth patterns.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Are Jedando Handicrafts?
How Are Jedando Handicrafts Made?
Carving is a tradition in Kenya with the children learning the craft from their parents. Carved by hand using only rudimentary hand tools, olive wood bowls, salad serving sets, and animal-shaped napkin rings take shape from pieces of olive wood, mahogany, and mpingo, or "African Ebony".
How Does Jedando Handicrafts Give Back?
An integral part of the organization's function is to educate the craftspeople on the need for reforestation to enable the products to be available for years to come and offer a sustainable income for generations. While wood carving provides the major income for many in the Machakos area, other craftspeople earn a living by further enhancing the products including painting the napkin rings and carving discarded animal bone for the handles of salad serving sets. Often the bone is "batiked" by placing wax on the white bone and dipping the bone a dark brown/black dye, resulting in patterns African mud cloth designs.
How Much Will Shipping Cost?
Free delivery to the USA
This treasure ships free to the United States with package tracking included automatically.
We do not ship Jedando Handicrafts internationally at this time.
How Long Before My Order Ships?
Jedando Handicrafts ships 1-3 days (on average) after receiving orders
How Will My Jedando Handicrafts Get To Me?
Jedando Handicrafts ships their treasure in the continental USA via UPS, FEDEX or USPS.
Will My Jedando Handicrafts Be Tracked?
Yes, all Jedando Handicrafts goods will be shipped with tracking automatically included.
How Long Before My Order Arrive?
Jedando Handicrafts ship within 1-3 days from their locations in the United States and generally delivery takes between 1-3 days after shipping. So you can expect delivery within 2-6 days after you place an order.
How Do You Offset Carbon?
We plant a tree with every item purchased on our store. Purchase 3 Acera Liven & we'll plant 3 trees — offsetting carbon from shipping by reforesting lands with native flora, not quick grow tree farms.
We do this with the help of Ecologi & The Eden Reforestation Project. They partner with villages committed to restoring their forests. Hiring and training local villagers to plant new trees.
They only plant native tree species. And the villages protect their new forests because they have a vested interest in them. See more here.
How Do Returns & Exchanges Work?
Change Of Heart?
• You're welcome to return or exchange any items in your order — open a return request within 15 days of delivery
• All returned items must be received in their original condition & packaging within 30 days of delivery
• We do not pay for return shipping if you have a change of heart
• We strongly advise returning your order with tracking as we can't be responsible for items that go missing before they reach us
• We will process all returns within 7 days of receiving them
• Hate waiting? Activate your exchange/store credit within 24hr after your return/refund is approved
• We do not accept returns/exchanges of sale items
• Original delivery costs are non-refundable