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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Swahili Imports Senegalese Fixe Signare Decorative Plates

Written By: Jamelia Mmari—According to Swahili Imports, "a group of artisans in Dakar, Senegal, hand paint each of these stunning decorative plates using a reverse glass painting method called 'fixe.' Reverse glass painting has its roots in Senegal's Muslim history, and reaches back as an art form through the centuries and across borders." The smallest of these plates, with a 7.5 inch diameter, costs $78. Get more information by visiting

(Photo Credits: Swahili Imports)