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Shona Giraffe Sculpture

$99.00

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Shona is a 20th-century name given to a number of related ethnic groups in Zimbabwe. They speak similar dialects of a standardized Shona language, and many trace their ancestry back to the 12th-century capital city of Great Zimbabwe, whose ruins are now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Today’s Shona stone carvers draw inspiration from those ancient builders and speak of releasing the spirit trapped in rapoko stone as they carve and polish with hand tools. Each handmade sculpture is unique, as is the raw, hand-quarried soapstone it emerged from; please accept variations.


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6 1/2"W x 10"H x 3"D.

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Shona Giraffe Sculpture
 
5.0

(based on 26 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attractive (21)
  • Unique (19)
  • Classic style (14)
  • Durable (12)
  • Fits theme (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration (19)
    • Gift (14)
    • Just for fun (6)
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    4.0

    Beautiful sculpture

    By Sn

    from Canada

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

    This sculpture is exactly as shown in the pictures. It's unique and beautifully crafted. While I realize stone has variations it would be nice if you could choose the hue. However, having said that, I'm still very pleased with this product and would purchase it again,

     
    5.0

    Sacred Giraffe

    By StrayDog

    from Arkansas

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Classic
    • Durable
    • Fits Theme
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Decoration
      • Fits Anywhere In Home

      Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

      We love this unique piece of art

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The perfect gift

      By Smiseel

      from Marlboro, NJ

      About Me Midrange shopper

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Gift

        Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

        This is an absolutely stunning sculpture. Smooth to the touch and delicately carved, it epitomizes family love. I gave it as a gift and my daughter could not stop raving about it and she immediately made a space for it in a prominent place. I also appreciated the hand written name of the artist along with the explanation of his craft. Thank you

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Gasp!

        By Old English Lady

        from Newfoundland, Canada

        About Me Midrange shopper

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        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Beautiful
        • Classic
        • Fits Theme
        • Outstanding
        • Perfect
        • Unique
        • Workmanship

        Cons

        • No cons

        Best Uses

        • Collection
        • Decoration
        • Gift

        Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

        Have to start with the excellent packaging. The utmost care had been taken to ensure safe arrival.
        The ornament is beyond beautiful! The workmanship is breathtaking, the design thoughtful and lovely to look at and touch.
        I could not be more pleased and will look out for more ornaments from this talented sculptor.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I bought this product twice

        By Jack

        from Farmington CT

        About Me High-end shopper

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        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Festive
        • Fits Theme
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decoration
          • Gift

          Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

          Decorative item that's a work of art. Visually attractive and interesting. Bought twice, once as a gift for someone who saw mine and liked it.

           
          5.0

          The stone is beautiful, smooth and the c

          By darisanm

          from New York, NY

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          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Classic
          • Durable
          • Fits Theme
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration

            Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

            This is a decoration piece. It deplicks the family, even though the stone is cool the theme is warmth

             
            5.0

            Very expressive

            By The Travelers

            from Springfield VA

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            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Classic
            • Durable
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Store
            • Fits Theme
            • Perfect size
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Decoration
              • Just For Fun

              Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

              This sculpture is a classy addition to our "travel" theme decorating style

               
              5.0

              This is an awesome piece of carved art

              By Musicmom

              from Gold River, CA

              About Me Midrange shopper

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              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Classic
              • Festive
              • Fits Theme
              • Unique

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Decoration

              Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

              This fits in with my jungle animal theme. This is a beautiful piece of carved art.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              An OOOOOh - AHHHHHH moment

              By thejackman's mom

              from Burlington, Ontario, Canada

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              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Classic
              • Durable
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Fits Theme
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Decoration
                • Gift
                • Just For Fun

                Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

                I absolutely love it - it is decorative yet classy and a real conversation piece.

                 
                5.0

                Shona Giraffe Sculture

                By Mary the nurse

                from Berlin, Maryland

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Unique

                Cons

                • Broken Sent Another
                • Delicate

                Best Uses

                • Decoration

                Comments about Shona Giraffe Sculpture:

                We recently went to South Africa and went on multiple safaris. Saw this giraffe sculpture and it reminded us of the trip. Loved it. It sits on our mantle with our elephant sculpture, which we also love.

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