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the "legs" of a table - Kenya

the "legs" of a table

the handcraft cohoperative: wood carving in malindi

The handcraft cohoperative is the home of truly beautiful carved wooden objects. There are several cohoperatives in town - only one being state run. It's the one that sells carvings of much better quality than the others, and you can also see the artisans at work.

What to buy: The most beautiful things I saw were some little tables with carved elephants - and some really peculiar chairs in Lamu style: you can take them apart in two pieces so that they are easy to carry on the plane.

What to pay: Not too expensive, considering the quality. The price depends on your bargaining skills

Address: malindi

Directions: about 2 kms from the old town in Malindi

Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 2, 2003
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