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Designed for delivering a gift, these warming baskets are crafted in Senegal using local grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Thanks to the creative use of plastic, the baskets are updated with vibrant color and durability while maintaining their traditional appeal.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"T

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

These woven baskets are crafted in Senegal using local grasses and thin strips of recycled plastic. Featuring stripes of aqua and white, this fair trade basket is a wonderful way to incorporate colorful creative storage into any space.

Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, color and size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$8.00

These delicate African ornaments are handmade from natural plant fibers in Kenya. Each angel wears a gown of white sisal strands and floats with wings carved from banana leaves. Often hung in the home to convey blessings, the angels are a symbol of peace and love for all who behold them.

Sold individually. Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected.

Approximate Size: 4.5"T x 3.5"L

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

In Nairobi's Banana Hill suburb, artisans utilize the fiber of banana palm trees, which grow prolifically in East Africa, to create whimsical gifts for local sale and export. Esther heads up a small group of talented individuals with a penchant for creating collectible works of folk art using this sustainable, all-natural medium.

$64.00

Artistic creativity abounds within the striking geometric block design of this handcrafted pillow so patterns will be similar to the photo but will vary according to the vision of the artisan who hand-dyed this beautiful mud cloth. Includes a pillow insert.

The pillows are finished on the backside in a foldover enclosure. The cover measures 18"x 18"and insert measures 20" x 20". Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

About the Artisans:

Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$240.00

This set of handcrafted baskets features three of our favorite styles (the iconic Peace Corps hamper, open top bin, and small round storage basket) in contrasting black and white. 

Each basket is carefully handmade by a talented Wolof woman in rural Senegal.

Sold as a set of three baskets. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Large: 19"H x 15"W x 15"D
Med: 13" H x 12"W x 12"D
Small: 6"H x 12"W x 12"D

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation is expected. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$64.00

Artisans at Le Ndomo in Mali handcraft this cotton mudcloth throw pillow in a bold semi-circle pattern. Includes pillow insert.

The pillows are finished on the backside in a foldover enclosure. The cover measures 18"x 18"and insert measures 20" x 20". Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

About the Artisans:

Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$42.00

This simple black sisal fruit basket is dressed up with natural white stripes and short handles. The square bottom gives this useful basket a modern profile.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  10"L x 10"W x 9"H

Crafted from: Sisal fiber, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these womens' totes are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$145.00

Wolof women in Senegal craft beautiful nesting storage baskets from cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. Each basket has a flat lid with a braided handle, and cutout handles on each side.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  19-20"L x 19-20"W x 20-21"H

Crafted from:  Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$64.00

Within the beautiful adobe workshop and compound at Le Ndomo in Mali, artistic creativity abounds! Artisans handcraft this cotton mudcloth throw pillow using traditional and modern methods, in a bold arrow pattern.  Includes pillow insert. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  18"L x 18"W

Crafted from: Cotton, thread, non-toxic dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$16.00

This sweet butterfly garden stake is crafted from glass beads and recycled wire. Choose from white with silver accents or yellow with blue accents. Gently press the stake down into a flower bed, planter, or house plant to add a whimsical touch!

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5"L x 4.5"W x 17.5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, Beads

Made in: Kenya

$64.00

This classic white tote, handwoven in Kenya from durable sisal, is roomy and sustainable for carrying whatever you need! Sisal is a tough, natural fiber extracted from the agave plant, prized for its sustainability. Sisal baskets and totes can easily be reshaped when needed; simply dampen with cool water, reshape, and dry in outside or in front of a fan.

Measures 16"D x 16.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these womens' totes are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

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$48.00

Dots of black and a background of cream on this basket remind us of cookies & cream! This beautiful basket is handcrafted by rural Wolof women in Senegal from cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. With a snug-fitting, peaked lid, our warming baskets are a perfect way to present baked goods to loved ones, or to create a memorable gift basket of your own design.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Approximate Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H (size may vary)

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$135.00

This beautiful throw is handcrafted in Mali. Cotton mud cloth is dyed an intricate, triangle striped design in black and white.

Measures approximately 46"W x 72"L. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

About the Artisans:


Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$9.00

Adorn your tree with this graceful angel, handcrafted from natural banana fiber and sisal, with silvery wings of recycled aluminum! The shine of the recycled wings contrasts beautifully with the rustic, natural fibers.

Sold individually. Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected.

Approximate Size: 6.5"T (9"T to top of string) x 2"W

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

In Nairobi's Banana Hill suburb, artisans utilize the fiber of banana palm trees, which grow prolifically in East Africa, to create whimsical gifts for local sale and export. Esther heads up a small group of talented individuals with a penchant for creating collectible works of folk art using this sustainable, all-natural medium.

$112.00

These sisal wall baskets are handcrafted in Zimbabwe. Beautiful displayed on a wall or tabletop, the sisal fibers create a unique texture. Each basket is a work of art, handwoven over many hours.

This set of baskets is one of a kind. Sold as a set of 2. You will receive the baskets shown in the photo.

Measurements:
Basket 1: 12.5" wide by 3" deep.
Basket 2: 9.5" wide by 2" deep.

About the Artisans:

These baskets are sourced from the Collaborative Craft Project, a group in Zimbabwe working with local expert weavers and specializing in natural and sustainable materials. Sisal fibers are extracted from the agave sisalana plant and are hand-dyed to create beautiful colors. The dyes are all natural and sourced from trees native to Zimbabwe. Leaves from the Umdwada tree create black dye, Uchane leaves create yellow, Isinga roots and Umhlahlampethu leaves create brown, and other organic matter creates additional earth tones.

$24.00

Featuring glazed porcelain hearts that are formed and fired in a specially built kiln at The Leakey Collection workshop near the Rift Valley, these sweet earrings hang on sterling silver wires. Handcrafted by Maasai artisans, each pair of these white Heart and Soul earrings has Zulugrass and sterling silver beads added to match.

Measure 1.75"L x 0.75"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. 

$88.00

Rural Kamba women in Kenya hand weave these open top handbags from tough sisal fibers and attach leather handles. Stylish and durable, the perfect addition to any wardrobe!

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 12"L x 12"W x 12"H (to top of bag), 18"H (to top of handles)

Crafted from: Sisal, dye, leather

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these womens' totes are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

$48.00

This traditional basket is handmade in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. The basket's unique shape allows for an impressive amount of storage.

Woven by experienced Wolof weavers, the baskets are sturdy and can last for decades. Each basket features delightful dots of color. Dot size and basket size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 15"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$185.00

Offering an artistic storage solution for the home, this durable basket is handmade in Senegal by experienced Wolof weavers using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic producing this delightful geometric pattern. The basket's domed lid allows for an impressive amount of storage. 

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  17"L x 17"W x 30"H

Crafted from:  Cattail stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

See our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more.

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$165.00

With fitted lids and braided handles, handwoven laundry hampers bring amazing artisan craftsmanship into our living spaces. This taller, slim basket is woven in Senegal by highly skilled Wolof weavers using white plastic strips and natural cattail grass stalks.

Our hampers are handwoven by an association of more than 100 Wolof women in rural Senegal. Crafting baskets allows the craftswomen to earn income from the comfort of their community.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size and shape may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 15"L x 15"W x 30"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$125.00

These modern hamper baskets are woven by rural craftswomen in Senegal using coils of natural grasses, held together by interwoven strips of plastic in a white and silver herringbone pattern.

Each basket features a fitted lid, top knob, and braided handles. Often used as laundry hampers, the baskets are tightly woven and sturdy enough to last for decades. The cattail grass stalks are sustainably grown, and the plastic strips are upcycled from a local prayer mat factory.

Sold singly. Patterns may vary slightly from the item pictured.

Dimensions: 15"L x 15"W x 24"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$125.00

In classic white, this handwoven basket will be at home with any decor style. The medium size is surprisingly roomy, holding an oversized load of laundry or more. It features plastic handles for easy transport and a fitted, domed lid.

The basket is constructed in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Dimensions: 15"L x 15"W x 24"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$64.00

Artisans at Le Ndomo in Mali handcraft this bold interpretation of zebra strips in a cotton mudcloth throw pillow. Includes pillow insert.

The pillows are finished on the backside in a foldover enclosure. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand may include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth.

Dimensions:  18"L x 18"W

Crafted from: Cotton, thread, non-toxic dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Le Ndomo is a social enterprise created to address the unemployment problem of young people who have not had the chance to study or to attend school. Ndomo aims to give these young people training with local knowledge: In addition to technical training, it also aims to assist young people in life by facilitating their socialization and by giving them values that will increase the quality of their lives; responsibility, personal commitment, work and solidarity, in strict compliance with the values of traditional African society.

$112.00

These sisal wall baskets are handcrafted in Zimbabwe. Beautiful displayed on a wall or tabletop, the sisal fibers create a unique texture. Each basket is a work of art, handwoven over many hours.

This set of baskets is one of a kind. Sold as a set of 2. You will receive the baskets shown in the photo.

Measurements:
Basket 1: 13" wide by 2.5" deep.
Basket 2: 10" wide by 1.5" deep.

About the Artisans:

These baskets are sourced from the Collaborative Craft Project, a group in Zimbabwe working with local expert weavers and specializing in natural and sustainable materials. Sisal fibers are extracted from the agave sisalana plant and are hand-dyed to create beautiful colors. The dyes are all natural and sourced from trees native to Zimbabwe. Leaves from the Umdwada tree create black dye, Uchane leaves create yellow, Isinga roots and Umhlahlampethu leaves create brown, and other organic matter creates additional earth tones.

$68.00

Using strands of natural sisal, women living in remote areas of rural Kenya earn income by crafting beautifully simple baskets that can be used for chic storage in any room of the home. Sisal is a natural fiber extracted from an agave plant, so the baskets are coveted for their durability and ability to be re-shaped.

Sold individually. Choose from Medium or Large.

Approximate measurements: Medium 14" wide x 10" tall (to top of basket), 14" tall including handles. Large 16" wide x 10" tall (to top of basket), 14" tall including handles. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.

About the Artisans:

In the rural Kenyan countryside around the city of Kitui, women specialize in weaving the tough fibers of the agave sisalana plant. Sisal's spiky leaf clusters erupt from a dry landscape and often requires long journeys to gather. Once woven, these baskets are sold to local and international markets. Singing, dancing, and chatting make weaving for export an enjoyable social event!

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$24.00

This serene sculpture, carved from African soapstone, is a beautiful portrayal of Joseph, Mary, and the Christ child.

This piece is carved from undyed, natural soapstone.

Size: 2.5"L x 2"W x 6.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$22.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve these cheerful cats from soft natural soapstone. Using just a touch of non-toxic black dye to accent, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone. A fun addition to any room of the home, this sweet handmade decor accessory makes a wonderful gift, particularly for cat owners.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.25"L x 2.25"W x 7"H

Crafted from: Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$16.00

These serene sleeping cats are carved from soft natural soapstone. Each sculpture shows the natural coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone. A subtle addition to any room of the home, this sweet handmade decor accessory makes a wonderful gift, particularly for cat owners.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5"L x 3"W x 2" T

Crafted from: Soapstone

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

These adorable elephants are hand carved from soft natural soapstone. Using only a touch of black dye for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2"W x 2.5" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve this sweet fox from soft natural soapstone. Using only a touch of black dye for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2.5"L x 2"W x3" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

These adorable hippos are hand carved from soft natural soapstone. Using only a touch of black dye for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2"W x 3" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$10.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve this sweet sheep from soft natural soapstone. Using only a touch of black dye for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2"L x 1.25"W x 1.5" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$14.00

Kenyan artisans hand carve these whimsical unicorns from soft natural soapstone. Using non-toxic dye in a playful pink color for the mane and tail and only a touch of black for the eyes, each sculpture shows the natural creamy coloration of soapstone and features a unique finish of textured and polished stone.

Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item made from natural stone, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 5"L x 2"W x3.5" T

Crafted from: Soapstone, dye

Made in: Kenya

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$28.00

Natural elements are combined to create this sophisticated set of salad servers by Kenyan artisans. The beautiful grain of wild olive wood contrasts pale white cow bone, etched with simple black lines.

The server handles are made from highly polished and sanitized cow bone that has been etched with African line art. These servers are easy to grip and use, and add rustic beauty to any dish.

Servers measures Size: 10"L x 3"W. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. Care instructions: Hand wash in warm soapy water, rinse and dry. Rub wood lightly with mineral or olive oil before storing.

About the Artisans

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of olive wood products, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community.

$195.00

This beautiful tall hamper features twists of aqua and white, and is ideal for storing blankets and pillows. Handcrafted by skilled Senegalese weavers using plastic strips woven onto dried cattail stalks. Includes braided handles and a fitted lid.

Measures 34" T x 20" W (26" without lid).

$175.00

This exquisite hamper features colorful diamonds swirled over a white background, and is ideal for storing blankets and pillows. Handcrafted by skilled Senegalese weavers using plastic strips woven onto dried cattail stalks. Includes blue-and-white braided handles and a fitted lid.

Measures 33"T x 16"W (24" tall without lid).

$188.00

Add storage with classic style in any room of your home with this set of tall, white hamper baskets with a slightly tapered silhouette. The set features two nesting sizes, woven from sustainable natural grasses and white plastic strips repurposed from a prayer mat factory in Dakar, Senegal. These fair trade baskets are made by Wolof women in remote Senegal, who earn a sustainable income through weaving.

Sold as a set of two. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:

Large: 19"L x 19"W x 22"H

Small: 15"L x 15"W x 17"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected in size and shape. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$42.00

These colorful African baskets are woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. Each basket features bright squares of color and a fitted lid. This size is a favorite choice for storing small toys, scarves, craft supplies, masks, or for hiding the remotes!

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$42.00

Perfect for small storage, these modern African baskets are woven using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic.

Each basket features bright blue spots of color and includes a fitted lid with braided pull handle. The sale of the baskets helps support a network of rural Senegalese craftswomen and their families.

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 8.5"L x 8.5"W x 8.5"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$24.00

Zimbabwean artisans transform recycled scrap metal into adorable owl hanging sculptures.

Sold singly, two sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Dimensions: 7.5”L x 7”W x 2.75”H (Hanger is 8” long)

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

 

$22.00

Kenyan artisans portray praying angels in soft, pale natural Kisii stone. The light-colored stone will vary in appearance, as it is natural & undyed. A beautiful addition to year-round or holiday decor, since each angel is carefully hand carved by rural artisans, each will vary slightly.

Each piece measures approximately 1.75"L x 1"W x 2.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

About the Artisans:

Soapstone is mined in Kisii county in southwestern Kenya. We work with three different artisan groups in and around Nairobi who carve, polish and paint the stone to create beautiful pieces.

$145.00

Wolof women in Senegal craft these beautiful nesting storage baskets from cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. Each basket has a flat lid with a braided handle, and cutout handles on each side.

Sold as a set of two baskets. Because these are handcrafted items, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Large: 18"L x 18"W x 14"H
Small:  14"L x 14"W x 11"H

Crafted from:  Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$145.00

Wolof women in Senegal craft these beautiful nesting storage baskets from cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. Each basket has a flat lid with a braided handle, and cutout handles on each side.

Sold as a set of two baskets. Because these are handcrafted items, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Large: 18"L x 18"W x 14"H
Small:  14"L x 14"W x 11"H

Crafted from:  Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$125.00

Woven using grass stalks and strips of plastic, these catch-all baskets are designed with durability in mind. The baskets nest inside of each other for easy storage, and they ship as a pair.

Sold as a nesting set of two baskets. Because this is a handcrafted item, each may vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Small: 17"L x 17"W x 10"H
Large: 19"L x 19"W x 13"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

$110.00

Handwoven in the West African nation of Senegal, this set of colorful storage containers brings incredible artisan craftsmanship into your living space, along with an ocean beach feel. The lidded tops on these handwoven baskets keep clutter out of sight and out of mind – but don't let that stop you from keeping the baskets open to display your towels or keep other essentials within easy reach.

Originally created with an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women and the Peace Corps in an effort to improve quality of life in Senegal, the baskets are tightly woven and will last for years to come with little to no maintenance.

Dimensions:
Small: 14"L x 14"W x 7"H
Large: 18.5"L x 18.5"W x 10"H

Due to the handmade nature of this item, some variation is expected. Read our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more. Fair trade.

$28.00

Hand carved by talented Kenyan wood carvers, this simple pair of slender wooden salad servers showcase the beautiful grain of wild olive wood, contrasted by white cow bone handles etched with a pattern of lines.

Since this is a uniquely handcrafted item, the designs may vary from photos shown. These servers are easy to grip and use, and add beauty to any dish.

Servers measures 10.25"L x 1.75"W. Size may vary slightly. Hand wash.

About the Artisans:

We work with representatives of Kamba artists in Kenya to obtain these hand-carved works of beauty derived from the olive wood tree. The artisans benefit greatly from the sale of olive wood products, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community. The olive wood tree is sacred to Kenyans and appreciated worldwide for its beautiful grain patterns and durability.

$24.00

Zimbabwean artisans transform recycled scrap metal into adorable sculptures of owls with their wings outspread.

Sold singly, two sizes available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly. Please note that weathering should be expected if the sculpture is exposed to the elements over a long period of time.

Dimensions: 7”L x 6”W x 4.75”H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, paint

Made in: Zimbabwe

 

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