The fruit of the lifelong collaboration between artists and designers Reut and Aharon Shahar, Kakadu offers a wide selection of vibrant, innovative handmade and hand painted wooden items for all areas of the home. Located in in Moshav Tzafririm- Elah Valley just outside of Jerusalem, Kakadu was founded in 1990. Aharon Shahar is a designer and wood worker, Reut Shahar is a musician and artist, together they have developed unique techniques for hand painting wood, as well as finishing techniques that allow Kakadu products to be used continually for years without wearing out.
Named after the kakadu parrot that is sacred to the native Aborigine people of Australia, Kakadu products are as beautiful and unique as the distinctive birds. Being inspired by nature, ecology, art, and Jewish roots, Kakadu tries to bring “The spirit of creation to every human being” through their unique and color full products.
Kakadu’s handmade wooden items are available in a wide selection of styles and designs. From their decorative tableware to furniture and décor, you are sure to find a beautiful addition to your home. One of their most popular items, Kakadu’s patent wooden carpets are a fusion of practical functionality and artistic design. Not only are they durable and beautiful they can also be used as wall hangings.
Popular themes include those of birds, butterflies, flowers, leaves, animals, fish, and people. All artistically done and hand painted in bright and playful colors to create the signature style of Kakadu.
Kakadu items make wonderful wedding and housewarming gifts.
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