Working with wood and horn

Madagascar is rich in wood essences, which allows artisans to produce marquetry objects or high quality sculptures. Horn is worked upon for the making of various objects.

Working with wood

Marquetry Tables
Marquetry Tables
Precise drawings and multiple colours.

Rosewood, ebony… all these essences allow for the creation of real works of art of rigorous precision.

The making of lids for jewel boxes is very impressive.

Working with a table saw, the artisans also make jewel boxes, tables, decorative objects, etc

Malagasy artisans also developed a remarkable way of working with rough wood, creating furniture, decorative objects, wooden vehicles, etc

Horn

Selling horn objects
Selling horn objects
Antananarivo Market

Zebu horn is worked upon and sculpted to make jewel, cutlery, and cups. These objects can then be tinted and given different colours, especially rings.

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Wooden Sculptures and Objects - Coum Market Wood Sculptures - Sculpture made directly in rough wood Wooden Sculptures and Furniture - Coum Market Selling wooden cars - Coum Market Zébu - Aide precieuse , dans le travail de la terre.