Christianity was first introduced into Ethiopia and Eritrea in the fourth century and the Ethopian Tewahdo (Orthodox Church) is one of the oldest organised Christian bodies in the world. (Orthodox Church) is one of the oldest organised Christian bodies in the world.
These stylised religious icons have a distinctive latticework and their elaborated designs are markedly distinct from similar European Crosses. Processional crosses have a socket at the base so they can be mounted on a staff and carried in processions and church ceremonies, while hand-held blessing crosses are used by priests in benedictions.
Collection: Nomad Tribe
Made in: Africa
Our love for unique, high quality, and environmentally-sustainable home furnishings inspired us in curating our Nomad Tribe range. Steeped in the rich visual traditions of the African continent, each of these handcrafted items highlights the beauty of natural materials and their textures.
We source from local artisans across a number of countries including Malawi, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Swaziland, Tonga and Burkina Faso just to name few. The original pieces we source are then repaired and restored in South Africa.
Quality comes first; our products are designed and built to last.
If you follow our guidelines throughout the life of your furniture piece, you will have a product that ages gracefully and looks its best for years.
For daily care, wipe to remove dust and dirt with a dry cloth. Do not use soap containing detergent or other chemicals. Please do not use abrasive sponges or sand your wood furniture as this will damage the surface.
Head over to our Originals Studio to pick up your purchase for free. We are open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, every day.
A $50 delivery fee applies to all purchases (per order, per location), inclusive of assembly and placement for free standing items. Delivery is available from Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Terms & Conditions apply.