A slice of Ugandan art and crafts for your home- these decorative craft pieces are made by hand. For a wider selection of decorative art we suggest you look in our other categories such as baskets.
Nativity Scene Bark Cloth Ornament (JEKO)
A miniature Jesus lies in the manager with Mary, Joseph and animals surrounding him in this unique bark cloth and grass thatched stable. This hand made Fair Trade religious scene is made by people with disabilities with grass, wire, wood, card and bark cloth. The height of the nativity scene bark cloth ornament is between seven and eight inches.
The inner bark of the Mutuba tree has been crafted by Bagandan artisans into cloth for over 600 years. This unique cloth should not be exposed to water but can be cleaned with a soft brush.
A unique example of African diorama of a miniature church scene. The tiny church building is made of bark cloth the roof is grass thatched. The figures are made with wires and bark cloth and they stand in front of a cross. Bark cloth has been produced in Uganda for over 600 years and is recognised by UNESCO in their heritage list. The inner bark of the Mutuba tree is pounded to create this rare material which is nowadays used frequently in craft production.
The height of the church scene bark cloth ornament is between seven and eight inches. Bark cloth should not come into contact with water. Clean with a soft brush.
Triangle Wooden Mirror
Henry is a local artist that has turned to carpentry and craft art as a means to earn an income. He can make clocks and mirrors with many unusual designs. This mirror comes inclusive of the stand. The wood is locally known only by its lugandan name but can also produced in mahogany.
With God All things are Possible
A framed design that is made from seeds and sand. The words depicted say ”With God all things are possible”. Variations of this design occur in colour and positioning. See in store for a wider selection of messages while stocks last.
With Love from Africa
A framed picture with the words “With Love from Africa” in seeds and sand in an outline of Africa. Variations of this design occur in colour and positioning.See in store for a wider selection of messages while stocks last.