Pole Pole is individually hand-carved from the light Albizia wood, then sanded to softness by local artisans before being hand-finished by Japanese artisans. Pole Pole means "slowly, slowly" in Swahili. These animals have been crafted with care from their ears to the tips of their tails for you to enjoy and treasure.
No two are exactly the same, and these charming Christmas decorations' tactile smoothness and character make them irresistibly adorable.
Although often used as decorations for children's rooms, they are most suitable for ages 7+ and are also loved by adults who collect them. So start your own collection today!
The wood used for the T-Lab range is the fast-growing tropical tree Albizia to ensure eco-sustainability. To further support the environment, T-Lab also reforests plantations to re-pay the earth for its bounty.
The company has also recently acquired additional land in Indonesia as all their current plots have been filled. The new land is unfenced to allow wild flora and fauna to grow as naturally as possible.
Hand-finished in Japan.