This beautiful is made from Cobalt Serpentine by artist William Sachiti. William is a member of the Canon Paterson Co-operative Craft Society in Mbare, Zimbabwe.
William Sachiti is a gentle man who always surprises us with his attention to detail. Cobalt Serpentine has colours rangin from gray-green to red and purple.
Length: 26 cm (10.4 inches)
Height: 13.5 cm (5.2 inches)
Width: 4 cm (1.6 inches)
Weight: 3.75 lb (1.7 kg)
William is shown in the photos with two other carvings he made of birds.
Nharo works directly with artisans and co-operatives in Zimbabwe. Our first trip to Zimbabwe was in 2002 and we have been going back often, once or twice a year.