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Multi-coloured beaded hippopotamus

Multi-coloured beaded hippopotamus

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The famous yawn of the African hippo is beautifully rendered in beads on a wire frame in this unique gift or piece of memorabilia. Banded in stripes of light and dark blue, orange, green and red stripes, this is a sure-fire winner for African nature lovers and children. Approximately 15cm in length and 13cm high but can be custom-made to any size.

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Made by Cornelius

Cornelius is a Zimbabwean designer, working exquisitely with beads and wire. He creates functional art in the form of fruit bowls, lampshades, napkin rings and candle holders, as well as decorative beaded sculptures. Cornelius began working with wire from a young age, making toy cars which later improved to animals and now all objects. Inspired by his brothers, Cornelius finds joy in creating art as a way to make an honest living and provide for his family.