Handcrafted in Burkina Faso this stunning Lamp with Calabash Shell for Lampshade & Recycled Barrel Metal for Lampstand. Inspired by the Bauhaus Desk Lamp.
Calabash is a fruit grown through out Africa, Asia, Central and South America. Widely known for it's healing powers, it is commonly referred to as 'The Miracle Fruit' .It contains vitamin B1, vitamin C, calcium, iron, sodium and potassium.
In Africa, it is called Tupperware tree because of its multifarious uses. When dried, the fruit’s shell can be used to make various kinds of utensils, ornaments and musical instruments. The dried shells can be used to create bowls for drinking and eating or for carrying water.