Orkuma Bottle #18
A handcrafted table accent to bring texture and story to your tablescape. Recycled glass is handblown by Tanzanian artisans to create these charming miniature table vessels. The long neck, beaded by Maasai women, and the rounded base resemble the Maasai talking stick, known as Orkuma. This is a 100% handcrafted piece, positively impacting the lives of people with disabilities and Maasai women.
- Recycled glass bottles, handblown by artisans with disabilities at Shanga, in Arusha, Tanzania.
- Wrapped with glass beads, woven together with thread made from recycled grain sacks.
- Size: 7-9" Tall x 3" Wide.
- Bottle sizes may vary slightly.
- Handmade by Maasai women in Arusha, Tanzania.
This product is ready made and will be dispatched from Maine, USA. All orders are shipped via USPS.
US orders - Priority Mail (1-3 business days)
International orders – First Class International Mail (up to 21 business days)
Orders placed are processed and shipped within 5-7 business days.
This piece is handmade by one of our 120 Maasai beaders in Tanzania. With different hands crafting each piece, no two pieces will ever be exactly the same. We celebrate the uniqueness and differences between them, making them truly one of a kind, just like our customers.
By making your purchase, you have helped to provide our workers with a living wage. You have helped to provide regular social programs for our team. You have helped enable women and girls to go on to help their community.
From all of us at Sidai, ashe naleng – a big ‘thank you’ for your contribution. Together we are building a brighter future for our team and their community.
Learn more about the powerful impact your purchase makes on Maasai women in Tanzania.
in their words
We work with 120 Maasai women to make our pieces. Get acquainted with a few of the artisans, and read their stories.