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Zimbabwe Artisan Alliance Holidays and Gift Guide 2016

It's time to get ready for decorating for November and December! Impress your guests with unique and hand made pieces for gatherings. Looking for a good host gift or holiday gift? Look no further! We've gathered a large group of pieces that will be perfect for gifts! "Pumpkin Ladies" Shona Sculpture by Tyler Nkomo Harvest time has arrived for these women. These Shona sculptures feature 3 different women gathering pumpkins. Each stone sculpture is uniquely detailed, all hand carved from serpentine stone in Zimbabwe. These are the perfect sculptures to add a touch of fall with elegance. Available here. "Yield's Day" Shona Sculpture by Boet Nyariri   Perfectly detailed Shona sculpture, hand-carved and detailed from serpentine stone. This lovely African...

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Zimbabwe Artisan Alliance Featured Giraffes

There's something so unique and interesting about giraffes. From their long necks to their patterns on their coat. Below are some of our current featured giraffe pieces. "The Duellists" by Garth Swift "Giraffe hold a special place in my heart-they are the most beautiful graceful creatures and their huge, gentle almond eyes often seem to gaze upon us lowly creatures with a hint of mirth and peacefulness as if to say "....go quietly and leave no trace". One sees them often alone or in pairs or groups; on the plains, in thickets of trees reaching up to get that morsel, or waiting patiently for their turn to drink while others get their fill. They are also seen occasionally "necking" two...

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Zimbabwe Artisan Alliance Featured Elephants

Elephants are incredible animals that can be found in Zimbabwe. With their regal stature and soulful eyes, it is no wonder that artists are inspired by them and create  works of art to emulate their beauty. We feature all shapes and sizes of elephants in many different mediums. Below is our current inventory of elephant inspired art! "Elegant Elephant" Shona Sculpture Look at this majestic elephant Shona sculpture! This African elephant sculpture stands tall and proud. Beautifully crafted from serpentine stone in Zimbabwe. By the artist Johan. Available here.   "Abstract Elephant" Shona Sculpture African Shona sculpture of a mother and child elephant with a beautiful range of flecks, speckles and colours brought out of the stone with the final wax and polish process. By the artist Tafireyi Tendayi. Available here. "Abstract Elephant" Shona Sculpture Shona sculpture of an abstract elephant. Look...

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Get Your Garden in Shape with Our Lawn & Garden Collection

Spruce up your garden, lawn, and home exterior with incredible Zimbabwean art! All metal items are made from recycled metals. Your lawn should reflect your own unique personality and have a relaxing ambiance. Below are some of our favorite lawn and garden pieces! This lovely stone bird perches on a recycled metal pole and is available here.    Beautifully crafted birdbath from recycled metal with little robins, ready to greet other birds!    These heron will bring a sense of elegance and grace to your lawn or garden. Available here and here. Rock on with these musicians in your garden! Perfect for a music lover! Saxophone player available here and guitar player available here. These bicycle plant holders or candle...

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How to Stage Art in Your Home

Wall Art Hanging artwork in the right place is an extremely important aspect to showcasing your art in the best way possible! When your art is put in the right place, the focal point of the room is enhanced and clear. The great thing about art is that it can be staged alone or with other pieces. Your art should be in perfect harmony with other furniture, colors, and architectural style. Don’t fall for common mistakes in displaying your artwork, such as your piece being too small for the area, too high, or just not in the right location. General Tips and “Rules” for Hanging Art: For small rooms with multiple pieces of artwork to hang: hang your groupings 2-4”...

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