- A young Nigerian man, Nathaniel Hodonu, has amazed many on social media with the crafts he made from discarded coconut shells
- People appreciated his craft as a big break from iron and plastic cutleries as they wondered how he was able to carve out things like spoons and cups
- There were also tweeps who wanted to know how to reach the artist and order some of the items
A young Nigerian man, Nathaniel Hodonu, has become popular on social media for converting coconut shells into beautiful home items like spoons and jugs.
Photos shared by Twitter handle @NigeriaStories also showed well-chiselled plates and jugs made by him.
One would think they are made out of woods if one is not told the items are products of discarded coconut shells.
Many people praised him for his artistic works, saying his is a great way of recycling wastes that could have further degraded the environment.
See the tweet below:
As of the time of writing this report, the tweet has gathered close to 5,000 likes with lots of comments.
Legit.ng compiled some of them below:
"Wow, this is so beautiful."
"Well done, @HodonuN Nathaniel Hodonu! Where can I purchase this? Thank you."
"Beautiful piece I would love to have."
"You really tried. You're crafty, but we ain't going back to the primitive way. We move!"
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian-Beninoise lady with the Twitter handle @sesedey wowed social media after showcasing the crafts she made from coconut shells.
Listing out some of the things she recycled the discarded shells into, @sesedey shared photos of teacups, bows, bangle, bottle among many others.
She went ahead to say that her products can be used to beautify the home and office spaces. Many people commended her skill to create something out of almost nothing.