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Mamba Crocodile Chopstick Set

Dine in style with this special utensil set. The Mamba Crocodile Chopstick Set is made of jacaranda wood featuring crocodile heads on the ends and come packaged with coordinating handpainted crocodile-shaped chopstick rest. Intricately crafted by Kenyan artisans supported by OTICART International Limited (OTIC), which provides advantages to artisans such as wood carving training, this set makes a perfect gift for the host or hostess or a unique addition to your own dining collection.

HANDCRAFTED IN KENYA

  • Materials: Jacaranda wood
  • Measures: Approximately 9"L, chopstick rest: 3.5"L x 1"W x 1"H
  • Colors: Natural, green, black
  • Care: Wipe with damp cloth

SKU: 4106250

THE MAKERS

In 1995 Claytone Ombasyi, a Christian businessman in Nairobi, Kenya, started OTIC, a privately held export and marketing company. Ombasyi, with professional experience in exporting and marketing, wanted to help local artisans connect with export markets. He operates his business with the utmost integrity and expects the same of others, encouraging artisans to consider their products a reflection of themselves and to use the products to share their vision with customers. OTIC provides export, packaging and quality control support for a number of small workshops in and around Nairobi. Depending on their circumstances, these small groups provide a variety of advantages to their artisans. Some offer training in wood carving, while others provide short–term, no interest loans. Ten Thousand Villages has purchased products from OTIC since 2001.
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Welcome to our global maker-to-market movement where, together with 20,000 artisans, we ignite social change. We create opportunities for individuals, families, and communities in developing countries to thrive through strong relationships, fair wages, safe working conditions, and sustainable practices.

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