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Shea Butter Cream

Locally-sourced, handmade shea butter by artisans of Ele Agbe in Ghana who also handcraft the charming clay pot topped with a recycled glass bead. Ghanaians use shea butter as a moisturizer with anti-inflammatory properties. This handmade cream has a beautiful, smooth feel with a light lemon tea tree scent. It's both soothing and uplifting. 


  • Materials: Shea butter, ceramic jar, recycled glass bead
  • Measures: 1.5 oz, 3"D x 2"H
  • Colors: Brown jar
  • Notes: Tea tree- and lemon-scented
  • Handcrafted in Ghana

SKU: 1101010


Ele Agbe is a local phrase meaning "God is alive." Founded in Ghana in 1996, Ele Agbe Company has made its name in ornamental beads, original jewelry designs and handmade home decor. In 1999, Ele Agbe added handcrafted shea butter cosmetics to its product line and began exporting worldwide.Ele Agbe employs some 50 artisans, all young adults and most of them women. The organization also offers training programs for under-educated youth. Ele Agbe's artisans use traditional Ghanaian tools and methods, and the highest quality materials available, including one-of-a-kind beads and unique scents. At Ele Agbe, artisans pass on their skills to younger generations, conducting workshops for school groups and accepting apprentices from throughout Ghana. Ten Thousand Villages started purchasing from El Agbe in 2008.

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.