Wire Cat Bookmark

Curl up with a good book and the Wire Cat Bookmark. The cat-shaped copper wire bookmark is shaped from recycled copper wire by the skillful hands of Kenyan artisans in Kisumu and the paper backing is made from water hyacinth. The invasive plant species has plagued Lake Victoria and severely affected the livelihoods of fisherman. Innovative use of this nuisance plant for crafts, including papermaking, is contributing to the rehabilitation of Africa’s largest lake.

  • Cat-shaped copper wire bookmark on pink handmade water hyacinth paper backing
  • Bookmark measures 2Wx3.25H, backing card measures 3.5Wx4H inches
  • “Friends are the family we choose for ourselves” printed on front of card
  • Handmade in Kenya

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