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$68.00

Measuring 70" long, these handcrafted table runners are created by weaving dried twigs through through hand-dyed mud cloth fabric.

Two lengths of twigs are used to create visual contrast. The fabric is a thick canvas that has been dyed using a mud cloth technique in Mali.

Dimensions: 16"W x 70"L

Crafted from: Dried twigs, cotton, dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic.

$44.00

This beautiful bronze sculpture, cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method, celebrates the double blessing that comes to mothers of twins or two children.

A one-of-a-kind work of art, each sculpture varies slightly and beautifully celebrate the bond between mother and child.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 2"W x 6.5"H

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$68.00

These versatile baskets are handwoven in rural Senegal using local grasses and upcycled strips of plastic. The baskets are beautifully crafted, durable, and sturdy.

The simple, open shape makes this basket a great catch-all for knitting supplies, toys, or other items in your home. Fair trade.

Sold singly. Matching baskets are also available. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 18"L x 10"W x 11"H

Crafted from: Plastic strips, cattail stalks

Made in: Senegal

$48.00

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural grass. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs.

Cattails grow abundantly in rural Senegal, making this natural grass a sustainable choice. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

This storage basket features a fitted, flat lid. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur.

Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 8"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic strips

Made in: Senegal

$20.00

This African musical instrument produces a variety of sounds and is an wonderful example of recycled art with function.

The base of the kalimba is a Nescafe coffee can. Metal tins fitted with tin can buzzers are plucked to create an unmistakable African sound. The top of kalimba is decorated with wood burnings, and the kalimba is held with both hands when playing.

Dimensions: 4"L x 4"W x 2"H

Crafted from: wood, metal, recycled tin cans

Made in: Burkina Faso

About the Artisans:

The Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou (VAO) is a centre of excellence in the creation, production and marketing of Burkinabe art, fine crafts and handicrafts in Burkina Faso. Here you can feel the passion and see the creations of over 500 artisans representing 30 different genres of art.

$68.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. Dress details are painted by hand.

A beautiful gift for mothers and grandmothers, each sculpture is a one-of-a-kind work of art.

Sold singly. Color and shape may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 7" T x 3.5"L x 1.6"W

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$70.00

This beautiful sculpture is handcrafted in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This figure is seated, wearing a beautiful hat while reading.

Due to the handcrafted nature of these sculptures, some variation will occur.

Dimensions: 6"L x 4"W x 4"T

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$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.

$19.00

Handmade in Burkina Faso, the base of this kalimba is a Nescafe coffee can. Metal tins fitted with tin can buzzers are plucked to create a distinctive sound. Topped with wood adorned with hand-burned designs, these instruments are a wonderful gift for music enthusiasts.

Dimensions: 5"L x 3"W x 2"H

Crafted from: wood, metal, recycled tin cans

Made in: Burkina Faso

About the Artisans:

An artisan co-op of young men in Burkina Faso, West Africa, create hand-crafted kalimbas from gourds and recycled materials such as coffee tins. Frequently the artisans are also musicians themselves, and they take great care in producing instruments of exceptional quality and beauty.

$20.00

These unique spice bowls are hand-carved by Kamba people living in the bush of Eastern Kenya. The bowls are carved from the African olive wood tree, with special care being taken to retain interesting areas of the wood's grain and natural curvature.

Natural bone inlay adds a touch of Kenyan style. Two matching spoons are included.

To care for this lovely natural serving piece, hand wash in warm water, dry and rub lightly with a coat of olive or food safe mineral oil.

Dimensions: 4"L x 2"W x 1.5"H

Crafted from: Wild olive wood

Made in: Kenya

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 their works, with marked improvements being seen for the individual, their families, the community.

$76.00

Metal sculptors in Burkina Faso use a lost-wax casting method to create beautiful modern African art. This unique sculpture portrays a feminine figure wearing red and practicing a yoga lotus pose.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 4"L x 3.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$120.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This unique representation of a reading woman includes contrasting elements of skin, leaf and gold jewelry.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  3"L x 3"W x 11"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$120.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This jubilant sculpture depicts a lady dancing joyfully in a red dress.

Sold singly. Each sculpture is unique, and colors will vary.

Dimensions:   6"L x 4"W x 9"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$14.00
Made51: Crafted by Refugees
From the UN Refugee Agency

Crafted by Congolese refugees living in Kenya, the skillful freehand carving technique they use is passed from one generation to the next. The Jacaranda wood is locally and sustainably sourced and takes the shape of a dove, symbolizing peace.

Each ornament is individually packaged and ready for gift-giving in a MADE51 box, complete with an artisan story card.

Size: 3" x 1" x 3/4"

Materials: Jacaranda wood with a metal loop

Note: These products are handmade and there will be slight variations in shape, size, and color.

About the Artisans:

"Refugees have skills and talents that only need a chance to grow and flourish. Within each piece lies a story of history and culture, and the chance for a person who has fled war and persecution to offer something of beauty and style to the world." - Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

MADE51 is a global initiative brought to life by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Each ornament in the MADE51 Holiday Collection tells a story about the cultural heritage of its maker. These beautiful crafts are windows into the diversity and talent of refugee artisans around the world. They fill homes with meaning, as symbols of solidarity, empowerment and hope.

Photo (c) UNHCR.

$68.00

Measuring 70" long, this handmade table runner with its modern graphics is created by weaving dried twigs through through hand-dyed mudcloth fabric.

Two lengths of twigs are used to create visual contrast. The fabric is a thick canvas that has been dyed using a mudcloth technique in Mali.

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

Dimensions: 16"W x 70"L

Crafted from: Dried twigs, cotton, dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic.

$68.00

This visually striking 70" long table runner with its natural tones is created by weaving dried twigs through through hand-dyed mudcloth fabric.

Two lengths of twigs are used to create visual contrast. The fabric is a thick canvas that has been dyed using a mudcloth technique in Mali.

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

Dimensions: 16"W x 70"L

Crafted from: Dried twigs, cotton, dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic.

$68.00

In soothing blue and green shades, this handmade table runner, created by weaving dried twigs through through hand-dyed mudcloth fabric, will enliven your dining table.

Two lengths of twigs are used to create visual contrast. The fabric is a thick canvas that has been dyed using a mudcloth technique in Mali.

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

Dimensions: 16"W x 70"L

Crafted from: Dried twigs, cotton, dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic.

$68.00

Malian artisans weave dried twigs and cotton cord into a uniquely African decorative table runner. A bold strip of pattern and natural textures enliven the tabletop.

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

Dimensions: 16"W x 70"L

Crafted from: Dried twigs, cotton, dye

Made in: Mali

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic.

$38.00

Marula Oil is a fast-absorbing facial oil that has been treasured for centuries by African women for its restorative benefits. It provides long-lasting hydration and soothes redness and irritation, leaving skin glowing with a matte finish.

With its extremely high concentration of Omega 6, 9 and other antioxidants, it fights free-radicals that cause premature skin aging. The oil-rich kernels from East African are wild-harvested, hand-selected, manually cold pressed, then combined with a 1% essential oil fragrance blend, to ensure the highest quality product.

The 30 ml bottle size, with a special oil dispenser, also meets travel requirements. Included in the box is an insert outlining uses and benefits.

About the Artisans:

In 2001, a terrible drought persisted for several years and brought devastation to the pasture lands. The livelihood of the Maasai disappeared as their cattle died. The men had to drive the few remaining cattle hundreds of miles away in search for better grazing while the women looked desperately for ways to feed, clothe, and educate their children and obtain medical supplies. Philip and Katy Leakey, founders of The Leakey Collection who live among the Maasai in East Africa, wanted to provide their neighbors with work opportunities. They came up with an imaginative idea to utilize the excellent beading abilities of the Maasai women by using a readily available, sustainable resource- GRASS- as the primary element.

Soon the Leakeys discovered that for centuries, African women had revered the restorative benefits of Marula oil and decided to offer it to the world also. After the Marula fruit is collected under the wild stands of trees, the nuts are removed from the fruit by hand. The nuts are slowly sun-dried, naturally concentrating the oil prior to extraction. The hard outer shells are individually split by hand; each kernel is removed and inspected for freshness, discarding any of poor quality. The oil-rich ivory colored kernels are pressed through The Leakey Collection's unique, proprietary cold-pressing system, ensuring the highest quality product. Now, even the men have joined in the entrepreneurial opportunities.

$10.00

Through the sale of Celebrate Elephants bracelets, Relate has raised more than $60,000USD to support Save the Elephants. Each bracelet is handcrafted in South Africa, and includes an informative display card to promote awareness for Elephants Alive.

Save the Elephants SA/Elephants Alive are on a mission to ensure the long-term survival of the African elephant and their habitats, and to promote harmonious co-existence between elephants and man. Elephants Alive works towards achieving a greater understanding of the complex relationships that elephants have with each other and their surroundings, including the people with whom they share their world. If elephants are to survive, we need knowledge and an intimate understanding of their movements and needs. Learn more at elephantsalive.org

Materials: Plastic beads, pewter, elastic

Measures 8". One size fits most.

About the Artisans:

Relate bracelets are handmade and sold to make a difference and change lives. As a 100% not-for-profit social enterprise, the majority of Relate's revenue is donated to credible causes and invested in social initiatives, with a focus on creating opportunities for all involved, at every stage of a project.

$38.00

These handcrafted wallets feature handmade bogolan, or mudcloth fabric, from Mali. The body of the wallet is constructed from soft leather. Interior includes 3 long compartments, 4 slots for credit cards, 2 card slots with clear plastic windows, and a long zippered change compartment.

Choose from the available options for leather and fabric colors.

Fabric design and pattern placement will vary due to the handmade nature of this item; size may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 8"L x 3.75"W

Crafted from: Woven cotton, leather, hardware

Made in: Mali

Sold individually.

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic, and child labor is never used. Mali Chic provides artisans with 50% advances on all orders and pay a fair price for their products.

$30.00

This handcrafted wallet features handmade mudcloth fabric from the Mali. Exterior is made from mudcloth in assorted hues, with brown leather trim. The wallet's interior is crafted from sustainably sourced leather and includes a long top slot for bills, 4 slots for credit cards, and a small zippered change compartment.

Measures approximately 8.5"L x 5.5"W open, or 4.5"L x 5.5"W folded. Fabric color and designs will vary due to the handmade nature of this product; size may vary slightly.

Sold individually.

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic, and child labor is never used. Mali Chic provides artisans with 50% advances on all orders and pay a fair price for their products.

$124.00

This large blanket is handmade by artisans in Bamako, Mali who grow and weave locally grown cotton. The artisans use an updated mudcloth technique to create abstract, geometric patterns. Each blanket is hand-dyed and one-of-a-kind.

Measures approximately 46"W x 68-72"L. Patterns and colors will vary due to the handmade nature of this item. Hemmed borders at top and bottom; as typical with authentic mudcloth, the backside is unfinished. For best care, hand wash in cool water and air dry.

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic, and child labor is never used. Mali Chic provides artisans with 50% advances on all orders and pay a fair price for their products.

$88.00

These authentic African mud cloths are handmade by artisans in Mali who grow and weave their own cotton. Each cloth is hand-dyed with fermented mud that has been stained with plant leaves.

The fabric features hemmed edges on two sides and can be used as a table cloth, wall hanging, or throw blanket.

Measures 44"W x 70"L. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, design will vary. For best care, hand wash in cool water and air dry.

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic, and child labor is never used. Mali Chic provides artisans with 50% advances on all orders and pay a fair price for their products.

$135.00

Rustic meets modern: this striking black-and-white mudcloth throw is crafted in Mali from handmade cotton.

Measures approximately 46"W x 72"L. Natural cotton that is carded, spun, woven and dyed by hand will include variations in color and texture. This is an expected feature of handmade cloth. Authentic mudcloth is a rustic textile with charming imperfections and an unfinished reverse side (see photos). Hemmed at top and bottom, with raw selvedge on the sides. For best care, hand wash in cool water and air dry.

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.

$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.

$48.00

Six beautiful strands of 26" Zulugrass to wear all together or in any grouping of 1 or more to make a wide variety of color combinations. Strung on elastic, it can be worn as a bracelet, necklace, anklet, hair tie and more. To wear as a bracelet, just wrap each strand around your wrist 3-4 times. Wear long as a necklace or wrapped around your neck as a choker. Necklace shown may not portray actual color combination.

Zulugrass 26" single strands are made from sustainable, natural grass beads. The richly hued grass is dyed with colorfast, low-impact dyes and interspersed with hand-blown Czech glass. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Zulugrass is as creative as the individual who wears it!

Sold as a set of six bracelets with an informative card.

Dimensions: 26"L

Crafted from: Zulugrass, glass beads, elastic

Made in: Kenya

$24.00

"The world is truly round and seems to start and end with those we love."

Stash cosmetics, art supplies, or other small items in this sweet pouch from South Africa! Beautifully screen printed, fully lined, backed with a coordinating pattern fabric, and finished with a contrasting zipper; showcases the Nelson Mandela quotation, "The world is truly round and seems to start and end with those we love."

Size: 12.5"L x 1.25"W x 5.5"T. Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

At Yda Walt Studios in Johannesburg, South Africa, talented owner/designer Yda Walt and a small team of artisans dream up inspirational products centered on South African life and ethos.

$56.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. These adorable gnome sculptures have loads of intricate texture in their beards, balanced by smooth painted red tones on their oversized hats and bags full of magic.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.75"L x 2.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from:  Metal, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$56.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. These adorable gnome sculptures have loads of intricate texture in their beards, with polished bronze for their oversized hats and bags full of magic.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  2.75"L x 2.5"W x 4"H

Crafted from:  Metal, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$54.00

Talented sculptors in Burkina Faso use a lost-wax casting method to create beautiful works of art. This piece, portrays a woman in a bathing suit and turban reading a book.

Sold singly. Because these are handmade creations, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2"L x 2"W x 4.75"H

Crafted from: Bronze, paint

Made in: Burkina Faso

$88.00

These radiant sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. This intriguing sculpture portrays a woman in a tailored gown and lustrous jewelry carrying a pot and calabash bowl.

Sold singly. Because this is a handmade creation, each will vary slightly.

Dimensions:  3.5"L x 2"W x 9.5"H

Crafted from:  Metal

Made in: Burkina Faso

$38.00

This graceful sculpture, depicting a woman lost in thought, is cast in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method, which uses hand-formed wax to create shapes. Each sculpture is completely one-of-a-kind, so color and shape may vary slightly.

Measures 3.75"L x 2.5"W x 4"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

$68.00

These joyful bronze sculptures are cast from solid bronze in Burkina Faso using the lost wax method. Dress and scarf details are painted by hand.

Each sculpture beautifully celebrates the bond between mother and child. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, each may vary slightly.

Dimensions: 2.5"L x 2.5"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$115.00

Handwoven in the West African nation of Senegal, these outstanding baskets bring incredible artisan craftsmanship and great storage into our living spaces.

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: 17"L x 17"W x 22"H

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, design placement and shape will vary slightly. See our Statement on Handmade Variation to learn more.

$148.00

These modern African baskets is woven using black and cream recycled plastic strands coiled around cattail stalks to form a criss cross pattern. This set will provide stylish storage for any room in the house.

Dimensions:
Small: 11"L x 11"W x 7"H
Med: 14"L x 14"W x 9.25"H
Large: 16"L x 16"W x 11"H

Crafted from: 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.

$180.00

Get 3 favorite basket styles in 1 coordinating set: the iconic flat-lid hamper, an open top bin, and a small round storage basket, all in shades of purple and lavender.

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

Each hamper features a fitted lid and inset woven handles. The baskets are constructed of two materials, both eco-friendly: sustainable grass stalks and discarded strips of plastic leftover from prayer mat factories, local to Senegalese weavers.

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

Dimensions:
Hamper Basket: 19"H x 15"W x 15"D
Bin Basket:13" H x 12"W x 12"D
Round Storage Basket: 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]

$180.00

Get 3 favorite basket styles in 1 coordinating set: the iconic flat-lid hamper, an open top bin, and a small round storage basket, woven in white, light green and darker green.

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

Each hamper features a fitted lid and inset woven handles. The baskets are constructed of two materials, both eco-friendly: sustainable grass stalks and discarded strips of plastic leftover from prayer mat factories, local to Senegalese weavers.

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

Dimensions:
Hamper Basket: 19"H x 15"W x 15"D
Bin Basket:13" H x 12"W x 12"D
Round Storage Basket: 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]

$240.00

Get 3 favorite basket styles in 1 matching set: the iconic Senegalese hamper, an open top bin, and a lidded warming basket. Each basket features a classic stair-step pattern, woven in cream and silver.

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

Each hamper features a point, fitted lid and braided plastic handles. The baskets are constructed of two materials, both eco-friendly: sustainable grass stalks and discarded strips of plastic leftover from prayer mat factories, local to Senegalese weavers.

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

Dimensions:
Hamper: 30"T x 16"W x 16"D (21"T without lid)
Warming Basket: 12.5"T x 12"W x 12"D
Bin Basket: 14"T x 12.5"W x 12.5"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]

$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]

$24.00

Handmade in Mali, these twirled brass earrings are a modern interpretation of the fulani earrings of the people, who wore large gold earrings as a display of wealth.

The earrings are handcrafted from hammered brass, making them lighter than gold and more affordable. The twisting of the brass adds dimension and dramatic shine.

[L] 1.75"L x 0.75"W [M] 1.25"L x 0.5"W [S] 1"L x 0.5"W. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

Mali Chic is a collaboration of 195 artisans that sells its products through a boutique in Bamako and through international exports. Artisans work from home, in their own workshops or on-site at Mali Chic, and child labor is never used. Mali Chic provides artisans with 50% advances on all orders and pay a fair price for their products.

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$76.00

This set of four sculptures will bring springtime to any space! Zimbabwean artist Luke sculpts bird from stone, adds recycled metal beaks, legs and tail feathers, and hand-paints colorful coats.

Sold as a set of four, in the colors shown. Due to the handcrafted nature of these items, slight variations may occur.

Dimensions: 6.5"L x 2"W x 3.5"H

Crafted from: Recycled metal, stone

Made in: Zimbabwe

About the Artisan:

Zimbabwean artist Luke Jimu works with springstone, which is a prized dark stone that polishes to a high shine because of its density. Most springstone is sustainably sourced and is mined on communal lands for the purpose of sculpting.

Zimbabwe Sculpture Springstone
$22.00

JusTea® Trios bring together three delicious flavors of Kenyan tea in one gorgeous gift set! The Herbal Tea Trio contains three interlocking tins filled with JusTea's carefully crafted Chamomile Dream, Little Berry Hibiscus, and Peppermint Detox loose-leaf teas.

Each trio tin includes a hand-carved wild olive wood spoon, information about the small-scale tea production in Kenya, and steeping instructions for each flavor. Unit Size: Each trio contains about 45 cups of loose leaf tea (15 cups per flavor). Avg. 90g

Steeping Instructions: 1 teaspoon of tea per cup of 205°F water for 3 mins.

JusTea is dedicated to maintaining the whole tea leaf rather than the normal maceration which destroys much of the leaf’s natural complexities and depth. This allows the tea to be steeped multiple times, retaining the full flavor profile that whole leaf tea offers.

See all teas in our African Coffee & Tea Collection.

Tea farmer in Kenya wears a backpack basket full of tea leaves in a field of tea

The Bain family from Canada partnered with the Katah family and the Nandi Hills community in Kenya to establish JusTea®, Kenya’s first-ever, small-scale farmer-owned Artisanal Tea Factory. Fully staffed, managed, and owned by small-scale Kenyan tea farmers, JustTea was granted one of the first tea processing licenses to produce these artisanal, direct-from-farm teas by The Tea Board of Kenya. The tea farm is nestled in the rolling green Nandi Hills where its volcanic soil naturally produces some of the world’s most flavourful tea. This small specialty factory processes a rainbow of teas: Purple, Green, Oolong and Black artisanal teas.

$58.00

Artfully elevating single-use plastic bags that would otherwise be discarded, skilled Batonga women add colorful graphic motifs to their baskets made from locally harvested palm leaves and wild twigs. Baskets will be similar to the photos shown, but there will be some variation due to the handmade nature of this item.

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

Dimensions: 20-21"L x 20-21"W x 4"H

Crafted from: Palm leaves, twigs, recycled plastic

Made in: Zambia

About the Artisans:


Famous for their basket weaving skills as well as their geometric designs, the Batonga women in the Pemba and Monze districts of Zambia's Southern Plateau create these baskets by first weaving palm leaves into a characteristic square to begin and then radiating outward to create dramatic patterns.

$16.00

Carvers in Kenya's western highlands craft the basic form for simple rectangular storage box from soft soapstone. Artisans in a Nairobi workshop then add a chic black dyed finish and etched details inspired by the intricate high-contrast designs of Malian mudcloth.

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

Dimensions:  4"L x 2.75"W x 1.25"H

Crafted from: Soapstone, non-toxic 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.

$36.00

Perched on the edge of a shelf, this sculpture of a casually seated woman will bring a dash of color and shine to your home decor. Artisans in Burkina Faso cast the woman's form using the lost wax method and poured bronze, then hand-paint the details of the dress and headpiece.

Designed to sit on the edge of a ledge, shelf or table. Sold singly. Colors and leg positions may vary.

Dimensions: 3.5"L x 3.5"W x 5"H

Crafted from: Bronze

Made in: Burkina Faso

$28.00

"A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."

Beautifully screen printed, this statement tote bag showcases Nelson Mandela's quotation, "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."

Size: 13.5"L x 4"W x 15"T (to top of bag), 24"T (to top of handles). Sold singly. Because this is a handcrafted item, each will vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

At Yda Walt Studios in Johannesburg, South Africa, talented owner/designer Yda Walt and a small team of artisans dream up inspirational products centered on South African life and ethos.

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