Talented Rwandan basket weavers meticulously transform fine strands of sisal into a beautiful baskets, traditionally used to bestow gifts. This sweet set features five baskets of descending size, all nested together. Assorted designs are incorporated using strands dyed to a shade of black or dark blue. Please note that the coloration of the white sisal can vary to include brown areas.
Sold as a set of five baskets. Because these are handcrafted items, each will vary slightly.
Basket 1: 5"L x 5"W x 10"H
Basket 2: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 7"H
Basket 3: 2.75"L x 2.75"W x 5"H
Basket 4: 1.75"L x 1.75"W x 3"H
Basket 5: 1.25"L x 1.25"W x 2"H
Crafted from: Sisal, dye
We believe that hardworking African artisans, producers and export agents hold the key to their own personal success, and that the path to success requires a steady, committed pace. Swahili extends each artisan's channel of trade from local markets to the global marketplace, all the while providing artisans with options to work from the comfort of their own homes and communities. Secure in the knowledge that the fair payment they receive will not be reduced by traveling expenses, childcare costs and haggled prices, most artisans in the Swahili network promote their family's future by using earnings to put food on the table and pay educational expenses for their children.