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Obakki gift guide:
ethical gifts too beautiful to pass up

Our Holiday Gift Guide makes it easy to choose sustainable, ethical presents that will feel just as good giving as they do getting.

This year more than ever, people are discovering the joy in giving gifts that give back. Obakki’s Gift Guide makes it easy for you to find the perfect holiday gifts for your nearest and dearest while also supporting global artisans and their traditions.

Our exclusive line of carefully curated products are ethical, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Plus, they honour the heritage and traditions of the artisans around the world who create them. These handmade gifts are thoughtful, stylish, and most beautiful of all, made with integrity—what more could you want in a Christmas gift?

Unique Hand Blown Glassware from Italy & Japan

Everyone in your life will love our collection of handblown Italian glassware. Our holiday gifts are designed to counteract today’s throwaway culture and stand the test of time.

Each piece of glassware is crafted from Borosilicate glass, known for its pure and resistant quality, shaped with traditional mouth blowing technique; the innovation of design comes from modern shapes inspired by aesthetics of rationalist and modernist architecture whilst respecting its functionality. The result gives each item a simple elegance. Every piece of glassware is unique and has been selected with the greatest care; made entirely by artisan hands in Italy by R+D.LAB.

Artisanal Handmade Fog Grey Luisa Calice Smooth | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Fog Grey Luisa Calice Smooth | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Calice Smooth | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Calice Smooth | Set of 2 | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Calice Smooth | Set of 2 | R+D.Lab

Luisa Calice Smooth | Set of 2

$190.00
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Fog Grey Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Amber Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Amber Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki

Velasca 1L Carafe

$190.00
Artisanal Handmade Sands Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sands Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Citrine Green Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Citrine Green Louisa Fluted Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Louisa Fluted Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Louisa Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Louisa Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Louisa Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Louisa Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Louisa Cups | Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Luisa Vino | Set of 2 | R+D.Lab

Luisa Vino | Set of 2

$125.00
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Clear Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab
Artisanal Handmade Clear Velasca 1L Carafe | R+D.Lab

Clear Velasca 1L Carafe

$150.00

Upcycled Brass Jewelry from Kenya

Forged in the heart of Nairobi by our artisan partner, Sylvester, our debut collection of brass jewelry has been made from 100% upcycled brass—discarded taps, padlocks and old coins that would have otherwise ended up in the junkyard.

Sustainability is always our priority at Obakki, so we love the concept of taking something forgotten and turning it into something beautiful and new.

Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Sylvester
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Sylvester
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Sylvester
Sylvester, The Blacksmith of Nairobi | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Round Signet Ring | Sylvester

Round Signet Ring

$85.00
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Mottled Reclaimed Horn Bangle | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3) | Obakki

Reclaimed Horn Bangle (Set of 3)

$25.00
Artisanal Handmade Arrowhead Cuff | Sylvester
Artisanal Handmade Arrowhead Cuff | Sylvester
Artisanal Handmade Arrowhead Cuff | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Arrowhead Cuff | Obakki

Arrowhead Cuff

$120.00
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Kibera
Artisanal Handmade Black/Brass Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Brass Ring with Horn Inset | Kibera

Brass Ring with Horn Inset

$85.00

Handmade Japanese Candles

Traditional Japanese candles are an excellent present for the person who has everything. These candles have been created by the same family using ancestral techniques since 1892 and each one carries a distinct aesthetic that will appeal to the most refined tastes.

Handmade by a family run business in Ishikawa, Japan, who have been creating traditional Japanese candles in the same way since 1892. These sumac candles are made from wax that is harvested from the fruit of the Japanese Haze tree, and their unique hollow wicks allow them to produce a bright, tall flame.

Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – M | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – M | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – M | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – M | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade 4
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – M | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade 4
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – M | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade 4

4" Sumac Candle Gift Set

$95.00
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade 4
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Totem Candle Set | Obakki

4" Totem Candles | Set of 5

$95.00
Artisanal Handmade 4
Artisanal Handmade 4
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candles, Set of 2 | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Collection | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle and Candle Holder Collection | Obakki

4" Sumac Candle | Set of 2

$35.00
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sumac Candle Gift Set – S | Obakki

3" Sumac Candle Gift Set

$95.00

Handwoven Wall Art From Mexico

Minimal and elegant, our handwoven wall pieces add a modern, global look to any room, making them the perfect gift for those interested in sustainable materials and artisan traditions.

Created using raw cotton and fiber from the sansevieria plant, these wall hangings are sure to impress with their textural, minimal flare. Handmade by weavers in Querétaro, Mexico, this collective of female artisans began with a mission to preserve knowledge about ancient textile techniques while caring for and respecting the environment.

Artisanal Handmade Natural + Natural Zacaton Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Natural + Natural Zacaton Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Zacaton Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Zacaton Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Zacaton Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Zacaton Wall Hanging | Obakki

Zacaton Wall Hanging

$595.00
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Wall Hanging – Natural | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Black + Natural Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Natural + Natural Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Caralarga
Artisanal Handmade Wall Hanging – Natural | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Wall Hanging – Natural | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Wall Hanging – Natural | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Wall Hanging | Caralarga

Sansevieria Wall Hanging

$595.00
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Caralarga
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Our Partners in Queretaro Mexico | Obakki
Each piece takes 4-6 weeks to create | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - L | Obakki

Sansevieria Sculpture | Tall

$795.00
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Caralarga
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Sansevieria Sculpture - S | Obakki
Our Partners in Queretaro Mexico | Obakki
Each wall hanging takes 4-6 weeks to complete | Obakki

Sansevieria Sculpture | Short

$745.00

Exotic Redwood Bowls & Flatware From Mali

If you’re looking to impress with the perfect holiday gift, our African Redwood bowls and flatware from Mali will exceed expectations. Every piece is carved and finished entirely by hand, making each one a unique and functional work of art.

In northern Mali, Amadou has been refining his craft since he was eight years old. Using techniques passed down through generations, from father to son, Amadou has mastered the art of hand carving traditional wooden bowls. No complex machines. No fancy gadgets. No unnecessary complications. Just generations of knowledge and reverence for the wood itself passing through his hands. Taking up to four days to complete, these bowls represent everything we love about slow design.

Artisanal Handmade Hand-Carved Wooden Bowl | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Hand-Carved Wooden Bowl | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade Hand-Carved Wooden Bowl | Obakki
Artisanal Handmade 11
Artisanal Handmade Flat-Bottomed Serving Bowl | Obakki

Hand Carved 11" Redwood Bowl

$300.00
Artisanal Handmade Redwood Handcarved 10
Artisanal Handmade Redwood Handcarved 10
Artisanal Handmade Handcarved 10
Artisanal Handmade Handcarved 10
Artisanal Handmade Handcarved 10
Artisanal Handmade Handcarved 10
Artisanal Handmade Handcarved 10

Hand Carved 10" Serving Spoon

$110.00
Artisanal Handmade Blackwood 8
Artisanal Handmade Blackwood 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade Mixed Blackwood 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade 8
Artisanal Handmade 8

Hand Carved 8" Seasoning Spoon

$80.00
Artisanal Handmade Redwood 10
Artisanal Handmade Redwood 10
Artisanal Handmade 10
Artisanal Handmade 10
Artisanal Handmade 10
Artisanal Handmade 10

Hand Carved 10" Redwood Bowl

$225.00

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