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Animals- Animal Home Decor
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Animals- Animal Home Decor are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.

Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Cedar bookends, 'Cattle' (pair) (Ghana)

Working in warm cedar wood, George Obeng sculpts the cattle tended by Mali's nomadic Fulani herdsmen. They peacefully gaze out from a novel and original pair of bookends. more...

Celadon ceramic container, 'Bunny Rabbit's Secret' (Thailand)

Sporting a cheerful grin, a long-eared rabbit has a secret. The charming ceramic bunny opens to hold treasured keepsakes, jewelry or even cookies. Working in the ancient celadon technique, Kanda crafts the piece by hand. She achieves a fascinating cr more...

Celadon ceramic container, 'Elephant's Secret' (Thailand)

Hiding a smile behind a gently curving trunk, this elegant elephant has a secret. The charming ceramic pachyderm opens to hold treasured keepsakes, jewelry or even cookies. Working in the ancient celadon technique, Kanda crafts the piece by hand. She more...

Paper parasol, 'Cranes and Trees' (Thailand)

Nikom covers this petite parasol with special Chinese paper detailed with cranes and trees, making it versatile for use either in the sun or in the rain. Beneath the paper, a handmade bamboo frame creates a sturdy structure. As a treatment for the pa more...

Paper parasol, 'Cranes' (Thailand)

Captivating, this petite parasol by Nikom is crafted with special Chinese paper detailed with elegant cranes in a natural bamboo environment. The parasol is versatile for use either in the sun or in the rain, thanks to a waterproof enamel made from p more...

Paper parasol, 'Dragons and Peacocks' (Thailand)

Dragons and peacocks dance a mystical dance together on this petite parasol by Nikom. Crafted with a special Chinese paper, the hand-painted parasol is a beautiful decorative accent in any interior more...

Papier mache figurines, 'Monarchs' (set of 4) (Mexico)

Fluttering on brilliant wings, monarch butterflies make the long migration from Canada to Mexico, where they spend the winter in the fir forests of Michoacán. The Orozco Family represents them in colorful papier maché. The set of four is handcrafte more...

Parasol, 'Crane Landscape' (Thailand)

A tropical paradise accented with elegantly rendered birds decorates this petite parasol by Nikom. He paints them on purple rayon that has been stretched over a bamboo frame. Hang the parasol from the ceiling to add a touch of Thailand to your décor more...

Saa paper parasol, 'Black Dragons' (Thailand)

Elaborately-drawn dragons undulate along the crest of this saa paper parasol from northern Thailand. Embellished with bamboo spines, the parasol by Nikom is hand-painted with intricate designs. more...

Saa paper parasol, 'Peacock and Flowers' (Thailand)

The vibrant plumes of a peacock sway across the crest of this saa paper parasol from northern Thailand. By Nikom, the piece is embellished with bamboo spines and hand-painted with intricate designs in oil paints. more...

Saa paper parasol, 'Raining Elephants' (Thailand)

This umbrella features golden elephants, hand-painted on a pink and violet batik-like saa paper background. Nikom creates umbrellas of locally available saa paper, further embellished with bamboo spines and hand-painted with intricate designs. This p more...

Wood bookends, 'Dogs Like to Read' (Indonesia)

Dressed in tie-dyed ikat cloth, two cheerful puppies work as bookends. Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya carves the dogs from crocodile wood, painting them with fanciful patterns. The dolls can be posed in a variety of positions as they sit on iron bases. more...

Wood bookends, 'Guardian Monkeys' (pair) (Indonesia)

Two wary monkeys stand guard over books. Each grasps a jar of holy water with long simian fingers, ready to sprinkle holy water to aid mankind. Sculpted of suar wood, these bookends by Wayan Rendah depict beloved creatures in Balinese society. Honore more...

Wood bookends, 'Turtles Like to Read' (Indonesia)

Dressed in handloomed tie-dyed ikat cloth, two cheerful sea turtles work as bookends. Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya carves the colorful readers from crocodile wood, painting them with tropical fish and coral. The dolls can be posed in a variety of position more...

Wood bookends, 'Wild Horses' (pair) (Ghana)

Eric Danquah captures the power and majesty of wild horses in this dramatic design. Hand-carved from sese wood and finished with mansion polish, rearing stallions grace a pair of bookends. more...



Jewelry, Gifts
and Home Decor
World Heritage

Home Decor
Andean - Wool Rugs
Area - Rugs of India
Mexican - Zapotec - Wool Rugs
Bathroom - Vanity
Boxes - Jars
Lamps - Lanterns
Chests - Small - Trunks
Decorative - Boxes
Decorative - Plates
Journals - Greeting Cards

Masks - African - Benin / Burkina / Faso
Masks - African - Congo / Zaire
Masks - African - Gabon
Masks - African - Ivory / Coast / Mali
Masks - African - Nigeria
Masks - Andean
Masks - Balinese
Masks - Brazilian
Masks - Mexican
Masks - of - Ghana - Akan Tribe
Masks - of - Ghana - Other Tribes
Masks - Papua - Lombok

Vases - Andean
Vases - Art Glass
Vases - Brushed Nickel / Copper
Vases - Celadon - Vases
Vases - Ceramic - Vase Collection
Vases - Coconut Shell
Vases - Lacquerware - Eggshell
Vases - Mango Wood
Vases - All

Wall - Accents
Coat - Racks / Key Holders
Tapestries - Andean
Tapestries - Applique - Folk  Art - Peru
Tapestries - Batik - Ghana
Tapestries - Batik - Cotton - India
Tapestries - Gujarati - India
Tapestries - Hilltribe Collection - Thailand
Tapestries - Ikat - Silk Batik - Bali
Tapestries - Palm - Leaf - Wall Hangings
Tapestries - San Pedro - Tapestries - Peru
Tapestries - Silk / Cotton - Thailand
Tapestries - Tapestry - Rods
Tapestries - Vintage Leather Maps - Brazil

Animal - Sculptures
Animal - Home Decor

Art - Gallery
Paintings - Abstract
Paintings - Folk Art
Paintings - Landscape
Paintings - Madhubani
Paintings - Prints


Bronze - Sculpture
Sculpture - Abstract / Romantic / Family
Sculpture - Animals
Sculpture - Brass
Sculpture - Ceramic
Sculpture - Gemstones
Sculpture - Iron
Sculpture - Resin - Papier Mache
Stone - Marble - Abstract
Stone - Marble - Animals
Stone - Marble - Cultural
Wood - Abstract - Romantic Family
Wood - Animal Collection - Birds
Wood - Animal Collection - Dogs - Cats
Wood - Animal Collection - Dragons - Mythical - Creatures
Wood - Animal Collection - Elephants
Wood - Animal Collection - Fish - Marine Life
Wood - Animal Collection - Horses
Wood - Animal Collection - Wildlife
Wood - Asian - Culture
Wood - Buddhism / Hinduism / Spirituality
Wood - Christianity / Religious / Collection
Wood - Relief Panels - Animal Motifs
Wood - Relief Panels - Cultural
Wood - Relief Panels - Floral Designs
Wood - Relief Panels - Religious
Wood - West - African - Culture

Women's Jackets
Wraps - Sarongs
Gloves - Women's
Hats - Women's
Scarf - Men's
Scarf - Women's - Crochet
Scarf - Women's - Embroidered
Scarf - Women's - Painted
Scarf - Women's - Patterned
Scarf - Women's - Solid
Shawls - Women's - Embroidered
Shawls - Women's - Jamawar
Shawls - Women's - Painted
Shawls - Women's - Patterned
Shawls - Women's - Solid
Walking - Sticks

Benjarong Porcelain - Thailand

Coffee Tables
Storage - Trunks & Chests

Handbags - Clutches
Handbags - Cosmetic - Travel Accessories
Handbags - Embellished
Handbags - Evening
Handbags - Flaps
Handbags - Handle
Handbags - Hobo
Handbags - Messenger
Handbags - Handle
Handbags - Slings
Handbags - Soda pop top
Handbags - Tote
Handbags - Wristlets
Shoulder - bags

Outdoor - Living
Welcome Signs

Photo - Frames

Tableware - Entertaining
Barware - Wine Holders
Cocktail - Shot Glasses
Coffee - Tea Cups
Drinking - Glasses
Serving - Trays / Trivets
Table - Linens - Placemats / Napkins
Table - Linens - Tablecloths / Runners

Blankets - Throws
Cushion - Covers

Musical Instruments - Bali / Java
Musical Instruments - Drums
Musical Instruments - Peru
Musical Instruments - West Africa

Backgammon - Sets
Board Games
Chess Sets
Shadow Theater - Puppets

Holiday - Decor
Greeting - Cards
Tree Skirts Stockings


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