Discover The Friendly Trading Co

  • Home & Garden

    Create your unique space inside & out with calming natural stone figures, vibrant fabrics, stonetealightholders and wildlife bookends  

    Home & Garden 
  • Fashion & Jewellery

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    Fashion & Jewellery 
  • Kitchen & Dining in Stone

    Each item created from a single rock, this unique range of stone kitchenware is designed and handcrafted especially for us in soapstone by our Partners in Kisii, Kenya
    The design is contemporary, the stone cool and tactile.

    Kitchen & Dining in Stone 
  • Wild Olivewood

    We offer a range of kitchen & dining items handcrafted from wild olive wood, a beautiful hardwood indigenous to Kenya

    Wild Olivewood 
  • The Africa Shop

    Capture the spirit of Africa with these evocative handcrafted items

    The Africa Shop 
  • Shona Art

    The Shona people of Zimbabwe have been creating art for almost a thousand years and are particularly famous for their work in stone

    Shona Art 
  • The Soapstone Collection

    Beautiful soapstone found near the village of Kisii in the Tabaka Hills of Western Kenya ranges in colour from deep gold to rich burgundy, pale pink to jet black, each piece having a unique combination of colours

    The Soapstone Collection 
  • Unique Gifts & Games

    Discover a world of unique gift ideas, many made especially for us to offer to you & not available elsewhere. Each item is handcrafted

    Unique Gifts & Games 
  • Animal World

    All our favourite African wildlife is here, in wood & stone, including Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Rhinos and Lions from 5 cm (2") to 120 cm (4 ft)

    Animal World