Sisal Basket Medium

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Description

Made from natural materials by female artisans in Kenya 

I always wanted baskets like these and I am so glad that this collaboration worked out: our beautiful sisal baskets where made by the Mulikyondo Weavers, a female artisan initiative in Kenya.

If your basket is currently sold out, you can e-mail us if you would like to pre-order or for more information when they are back in stock.

Handmade Sisal Baskets Kenyan Weavers

These hand-woven baskets are pretty and versatile – I mix various colours, sizes and patterns and use them as plant pots or storage baskets for my makeup brushes or kitchen utensils for example.All the items are handmade mostly by mothers and daughters. Basket weaving has become an important way of income for the women as agriculture has been challenged by climate change. The income through the weaving allows the women financial freedom and, hence, less dependency on their husbands and/or extended communities or relatives. Furthermore, meeting for weaving reaffirms their social interactions and strengthens their community. It allows them to discuss the issues they face with other women and offer advice for each other.

Your purchase empowers female artisans and helps to keep this beautiful art alive.

All items are handmade and unique – therefore, slight variations may occur.

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Details

D c. 19 cm, H c. 20 cm

Sisal

Country of Origin: Kenya

Pelagona Product Details Map Country of Origin Kenya Flight

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Care Instructions

The colour stays longest if you keep the baskets out of direct sunlight. If the baskets get in touch with a bit of water, ensure they dry properly.

Any questions about this product? Email us!

Picture courtesy of Mulikyondo Weaving Community

Additional information

Dimensions 19 × 20 cm
Colours and Pattern

Black Block, Neon Yellow and Pink, Pink Pattern, Turquoise Stripe, Yellow Stripes, Blue Blocks, White with Natural Rim, White with Natural Stripe, Blue Pattern, Black Stripes, Black & Grey Stripes, Dark Red Stripes, Dark Blue Stripes, Red-Green-Pink, Dark Red Pattern

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