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5huggy

completed 5huggy goes walkabouts! Competition!

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Rules STATED - - the nearest "Guess" as to what I imported from Kenya ?

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The reason I had to pay import duties - -

Its "EBONY" - as such is restricted / Taxed

but Note the Rarity in that Both white and Black ebony in same Piece! WOW !

And NO -before any one asks its NOT laminated! - - it is rare and (apparently) the Masai are skilled at knowing how to find this anomaly in a tree! 

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A lovely piece @5huggy

Functional too. I thought I'd be close but hey, no cigar 😀

I bought a a couple of 'sticks' too when I was on my travels:

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Also functional:

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The Maasai machete is a favourite of mine:

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...my wife refused to let me hang it on the wall so I keep it in the umbrella stand. Near the front door.

Shock and awe tactics, naturally. 😇

 

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12 minutes ago, Roy said:

Shock and awe tactics, naturally. 😇

Naturally! 😉@Roy

Those are nice pieces too! 😍 👍

The reason I got mine was that I was fascinated by the white and black ebony in the same piece of wood.

The "balance" of this piece in your hand, absolutely lends itself to "wielding" - the point on the ball end would be almighty pressure on impact! 

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