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This fascinating Multi Unit Banana Fiber Nativity Set by Esther Kariuki is painstakingly hand woven out of banana fiber and comes with its own 5 by 7 inch handmade banana fiber box. Each figure is intricately woven with great detail in each of the character designs.
This beautiful Nativity set is a conversation starter and is a completely unique design, unlike conventional store bought scenes.
About Ester Kariuki:
Esther Kariuki is an independent artisan who, in her area of Kenya, near Kitui, has organized and trained women in her village to use the dried fiber of the banana plant, which would normally be discarded.
The banana fiber is first dried, and then a light varnish applied. Once this process is complete, craftspeople cut the fiber into thin strips to make several different items including boxes, Bao Bab trees and mobiles.
The varnish on the banana fiber with its many tones of brown resembles textured tortoise shell. Esther ensures the craftspeople are paid a fair wage for their art work, which has enabled many in her small village to earn a sustainable wage.
How long will it take to get my order?
All of our products listed in our store are in stock. We ship them out within 2 business days from our location in Florida, US. Please allow 3 to 7 business days for your delivery.
How do you ship?
We ship by UPS Ground on larger items and USPS on smaller items. Shipping is free on orders of $75 or more to US addresses. Once shipped we will forward your tracking number.
Can I return the product?
Yes, you can return your product(s) within 30 days of your delivery date, but we hope you won't:) Our return location is Bonsai & Bear, 6450 Aragon Way, Unit 108, Fort Myers, FL 33966. Please forward your return tracking number so that we can verify receipt of your return. You can send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will issue your refund to the method of payment on your order within 5 business days. Please note that all items must be returned without damage and in "like new" condition to be eligible for a refund.