African crafts have intricate and intriguing designs and motifs that have come from the lush jungles, uncontrollable and savage deserts, and the diversity of African animals. There are many reasons to collect African crafts. One reason is to stimulate their economy, not only by donations, but in return for their valuable skills, thus encouraging African artisans. Wood is one of the most commonly available materials used by the the African artisans, often embellished by clay, shells, beads, ivory, metal, feathers and shredded raffia. Wood carvings are more popular with the artisans and the most common forms of African sculptures are human or animal form in wood or soapstone. Craftmontaz deals in a wide variety of African Handicrafts, ranging from wood and soapstone carvings to baskets and terracotta pottery.