As promised, a glance at what Hubby brought home from his adventure. Heaven help me, he's already talking about going back!
Okay, so we'll start with a couple of things he brought home for his "Africa wall"...that will be in his Shop, not the house.
Tribal masks: Male and Female
Then antique versions of Female and Male
This knife slides into its carved wooden handle,
the blade is a metal pounded out by hand.
Just what Map needs for opening beer:
a Warthog tusk bottle opener.
Then comes the girl stuff that you'd expect a husband to buy:
The "Giraffe earrings" are carved from bone.
The diamond shaped pair are wood from a local tree, inlaid with bone.
Both the bracelet and necklace are carved bone.
Then he got creative.
How about a pair of hand carved bone Salt & Pepper shakers?
One has a Rhino, the other an Elephant.
These folks are masters at wood carving.
A Trinket Box carved out of a tree.
Take a look inside....what you can't see is the box isn't square,
the sides are actually carved inward.
Then there's this amazing carving,
handcrafted while Hubby waited...
on a nut!
It's about the size of a medium fig
and has a Zebra...a Giraffe and an
(Plus my name)
Of course the best gift was getting Hubby back in one piece,
rested, relaxed and with lots of stories.
But he had one more surprise for me.