African Recycling Artists

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Off-Road Vehicle
SKU: RCV-84

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber,
(7 1/2" l. x 5" w. x 5" h.)

$54
Safari Land Rover
SKU: rcv-42

Safari roof lifts up!
Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 7 1/4"l. x 2 3/4" w. x 3 3/4" h.)
Color & design may vary

$54
C@ca-C@la Bus
SKU: rcv-75

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, hand-painted.
(6 3/4"l. x 3" w. x 3 1/2" h.)

$54
Racing Bicycle
SKU: rcv-77

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 9 1/2"l. x 3" w. x 6 1/4" h.)
Colors and exact design will vary.

$45
Recycled Plastic Bag Dog
SKU: BagDog

Recycled plastic bags & wire
(16 1/2"l. x 10" h.)
Assorted colors

$42
Recycled Plastic Bag Chickens (large)
SKU: BagBird-lg

Recycled plastic bags & wire
Assorted colors.
(approx. 10"l. x 12" h.)

$32
SKU: ORN-53

Recycled tin cans, wire, plastic.
(5 3/4" l. x 6 1/2" w. x 2 1/2" h.)
Airplanes come in assorted tin-can types.

$29
"Faux Ivory" PVC Bracelets from Namibia - Wide Cuff
SKU: PVC-1

No elephants were harmed in the making of these bracelets!  These "faux ivory" bracelets are cut from recycled pvc plumbing pipe by Himba artisans in Namibia.  The outer surface is blackened and traditional designs are cut into the surface.  Cuff bracelets are 2 1/2" diameter but expand larger, and come in three widths.
Wide cuff:  1 1/4" wide
Bracelets come in assorted designs.

 

$26
Burkina Tin Bugs (large)
SKU: TinBuglg

Recycled tin cans and wire (5"l. x 2" h)
Made from insecticide cans!
Assorted colors & designs
(8" to 14" l.)

$22 each
"Faux Ivory" PVC Bracelets from Namibia - Medium Cuff
SKU: PVC-2

No elephants were harmed in the making of these bracelets!  These "faux ivory" bracelets are cut from recycled pvc plumbing pipe by Himba artisans in Namibia.  The outer surface is blackened and traditional designs are cut into the surface.  Cuff bracelets are 2 1/2" diameter but expand larger, and come in three widths.
Medium cuff:  7/8" wide
Bracelets come in assorted designs.

$20
Recycled Potato Chip Bag Chickens (small)
SKU: RC-80s

Recycled plastic potato-chip & snack-food bags & wire.
Assorted colors.
(approx. 4 1/2 "l. x 4 1/2" h.)

$19
Recycled Plastic Bag Pig - small
SKU: RC-81s

Recycled plastic bags & wire
(approx. 4 "l. x 3" h.)

$19
Recycled Plastic Bag Chickens
SKU: BagBird-med

Recycled plastic bags & wire
Assorted colors.
(approx. 6"l. x 7" h.)

$19
Tin Can Gecko
SKU: rc-72

Recycled wire, tin or aluminum cans with glass marble eyes
Come in assorted colors (grape soda can shown)
(approx. 12" long)

$19 each
Tin Can Frog
SKU: rc-74

Recycled wire, tin or aluminum cans with glass marble eyes
Come in assorted colors (orange soda can shown)
(approx. 6" long)

$19 each
Motorcycle with Sidecar
SKU: rcv-47

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 10 1/4"l. x 4 1/4" w. x 6" h.)

FEATURED IN 2006 UN WORLD URBAN FORUM IN VANCOUVER

$78
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Bottle-cap Tote-Bag
SKU: RC-75

Zimbabwe
Recycled bottle-caps and wire (12" l. x 6" d. x 6 1/2" h. plus handle)
Assorted colors & designs.

 

$58
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Racing Bicycle
SKU: rcv-49

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 12"l. x 3" w. x 6 1/2" h.)
Colors may vary

$54
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
SLR Camera
SKU: rc-52-sm

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber & plastic
(5"w. x 3 1/2" d. x 3 1/4" h. plus strap)
color and brand of tin may vary

FEATURED IN 2006 UN WORLD URBAN FORUM IN VANCOUVER

$52
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Papier Mache-covered Bowls
SKU: Papbowl-lg

Wola Nani!
Papier Mache-covered Bowls
South Africa
Fabulous bowls decorated with colorful labels from sardine, pilchard and other cans! Made and sold to raise money for the South African AIDS charity, Wola Nani.

Comes in assorted colors/designs.
(10"diam. x 5" h.)

$42 each
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Bottlecap Motorcycle
SKU: rcv-71

Recycled bottlecaps, wire, rubber.
(Approx. 8"l. x 4" w. x 5 1/2" h.)
colors and design details vary

$38
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
SKU: rcv-83

South Africa

Plastic-covered copper telephone wire, steel wire.

(Approx. 6 1/2"l. x 3 1/4" w. x 4 1/2" h.)  Colors vary.

$25
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Tin Can Chameleon
SKU: rc-73

Recycled wire, tin or aluminum cans with glass marble eyes
Come in assorted colors (Coca-Cola can shown)
(approx. 7" long)

$19 each
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Sardine-can Kalimba
SKU: rc-78

Recycled sardine-can, wire, wood
(4"l. x 2 1/4" w. x 1 3/4" h.)

$18
Product Status: 
Temporarily out of stock
Nescafe Truck
SKU: rcv-59

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber,
(21 1/2"l. x 4 1/2" w. x 8" h.)

$145
Product Status: 
ON HOLD
Tomato Paste Citroen
SKU: rcv-44

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber flip-flop.  c.2000.
(Approx. 11 3/4"l. x 6" w. x 4 1/4" h.)

$125
Product Status: 
Sold
Extra Large Racing Bike
SKU: RCV-85

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic & wood.
(Approx. 14 1/2" l. x 4 1/2" w. x 10 1/2" h.)

$68
Product Status: 
Sold
The Swimmer and the Crocodile Pushtoy
SKU: AFR-Folk11

Zimbabwe, c.1995
wood and steel wire painted with oil paint
(7" h. x 7" w. x 18 1/2" d. plus wire handle)
Colors and exact design vary.

$68
Product Status: 
Sold
Racing Bike
SKU: rcv-82

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 10 1/2" l. x 3 1/4" w. x 7" h.)
Colors will vary

$68
Product Status: 
Sold
Bottle-cap Beetle
SKU: rcv-87

Recycled bottle-caps, wire, rubber.
(11" l. x 5 3/4" w. x 5 1/2" h.)
Vehicles come in assorted colors and bottle-cap types.

$62
Product Status: 
Sold
The Rhino and the Poacher Push-toy
SKU: AFR-Folk4

Zimbabwe, c.1995
Wood and steel wire painted with oil paint
(10" h. x 6 1/2" w. x 11" d. plus wire handle)
Colors and exact design vary

$58
Product Status: 
Sold
Nescafe 4 Wheel Drive
SKU: rcv-69

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber,
(8 1/2"l. x 5" w. x 4 1/2" h.)

$58
Product Status: 
Sold
Motorcycle
SKU: rcv-80

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 12 3/4"l. x 4 1/2" w. x 6 3/4" h.)
Colors may vary

$56
Product Status: 
Sold
Mountain Bike
SKU: rcv-81

Recycled tin cans, wire, rubber, plastic
(Approx. 10"l. x 3 1/4" w. x 6 3/4" h.)
Colors will vary

$54
Product Status: 
Sold
Tin-Can Watering Can Ornament
SKU: rc-76

Recycled tin from assorted tin cans
(3 3/4"h. x 6 1/4 " d.)

$16 each
Product Status: 
Sold