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$44.00

The Mountains of the Moon in Uganda contain the most varied and vibrant mountain scenery: from tropical rainforest, through alpine valleys, to snow-capped peaks and glaciers. These lovely baskets feature patterns echoing the shape of mountains, created by Ugandan artisans using vibrantly dyed raffia coiled over banana stalks. This sustainable, colorful art will elevate your wall display—simply hang using its raffia loop. Or, find a myriad of uses for these functional baskets, from the tabletop to the garden.

Size: [Small] 10"D x 2.5"T; [Medium] 12"D x 3"T; [Large] 14"D x 3.5"T. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalised and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia, some with natural dyes, wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

$36.00

These gorgeous baskets feature vividly dyed raffia hand coiled over banana stalks in a striking design by Ugandan artisans. This functional art can be displayed on the wall with its raffia loop or put to use on the tabletop.

Size: [Small] 10"D x 2.5"T; [Medium] 12"D x 3"T; [Large] 14"D x 3.5"T. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

About the Artisans:

Uganda Crafts 2000 Limited, a member of the International Fair Trade Association teaches basic handcrafting skills to rural & urban women and provides income opportunities for the marginalized and disadvantaged: people with disabilities, widows, orphans, single mothers, women with minimal education, and people living with HIV. They handcraft baskets using natural raffia, some with natural dyes, wrapped over coils of banana leaf stems.

$185.00

Store your laundry or your children's toys in this stylish hamper, or simply use to enhance your home decoration!

These hampers, handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal, bring beautiful modern artisan craftsmanship to homes around the world. These useful baskets are woven in the coil style by binding dried cattail stalks with aqua, brown, and white plastic strips salvaged from a Dakar mat factory. The combination of natural and synthetic materials beautifully displays modern African artistry.

Measures 19"D x 30"T. Sizes may very up to an 1" plus or minus, due to the handmade nature of these baskets.

$68.00

Talented weavers in Bolgatanga, Ghana, turn stiff stalks of elephant grass into these beautiful works of functional art. This basket features interwoven triangles and diamonds of retro-inspired yellow, orange, and brown.

Measures approximately 15"D x 15"T. Due to the handmade nature of this basket, some variations in color, patterning, and size are expected. Can be rinsed and reshaped with cool water as needed.

NOTE: In response to requests for bolga baskets with less leather, we now offer many baskets without goatskin-wrapped handles! This basket is reinforced with a small amount of leather at each end of the handle, and the rest of the handle is natural grass. Grass handled baskets like this one are best used for display or decor. Please consider reinforcing the handle if you choose to use it for heavy carrying.

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$68.00

These natural grass baskets are expertly woven by skilled weavers from the Bolgatanga region in Ghana. To create the brilliant rainbow weave, artisans dye strands of elephant grass in an array of colors before weaving. 

The basket can be rinsed with cool water and re-shaped, as needed. Measures approximately 15"D x 15"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. 

This basket features a grass handle (recommended for home decor use, not carrying heavy items) and may include handle reinforcements crafted from pink leather.

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$34.00

Handwoven in Senegal, these grain baskets are crafted using coils of natural grasses, woven together with up-cycled plastic strips in a rainbow of colors. Beautiful displayed on a table or adorning a wall.

Measures 16"D x 3"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of these baskets, they are assorted, and each basket will vary. Each is unique, and beautifully handcrafted!

$120.00

Brighten up your fur baby's style as well as your living space, with this beautifully woven basket made with durable elephant grass. It features colorfully dyed grass in eclectic stripes, including turquoise, green, and orange.

Measures 22"L x 14"W x 8.5"T. Due to the handmade nature of this basket, slight variation is expected. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$48.00

This bin basket in vibrant orange, red, and cream will brighten up your space while providing useful storage space. Try it as a small storage bin, for holding a potted plant, or with a liner as a bathroom waste bin.

Measures approximately 12"D x 13"T. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size and striping may vary slightly.

Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal hand-weave baskets in the traditional coil weaving method, using natural cattail grass that grows abundantly in their area. Interweaving colorful strips of plastic, salvaged from a mat factory in Dakar, the weavers brighten up the baskets and create designs. The Wolof women earn a sustainable income from basket weaving, while enriching homes around the world with modern African craftsmanship.

$42.00

Artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana weave these useful and durable baskets from sturdy elephant grass, creating bright patterns as they weave. Bolga baskets stand up to any task while remaining functional and beautiful for years. This oval shape makes a perfect basket for harvesting fruit, vegetables, or flowers.

Each basket is finished with a sturdy leather wrapped handle. 

Photos are representative of the general colorway and design, with green and ink stripes. Because they are handmade, each basket will be unique. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

Baskets measure approximately 16" long x 8" wide x 7" tall (to top of basket); 12" tall (to top of handle). Size may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this product.

$36.00

Ghanaian rtisans weave this beautiful petite shopper from thick, tough elephant grass, dyed in an array of citrus colors. This basket brings a fun pop of color as an accessory, or it makes a cheerful Easter basket.

Can be rinsed and reshaped with cool water as needed.

Measures approximately 9"L x 8"W x 11"T. Due to the handmade nature of this basket, slight variation is expected. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$165.00

Brighten up your fur baby's style as well as your living space, with this beautifully woven basket made with durable elephant grass. It features colorfully dyed grass in eclectic stripes, including turquoise, green, and orange.

Measures 27” x 17.5” x 12”. Only one available.

$72.00

Woven from durable elephant grass by artisans in Ghana, this beautiful one-of-a-kind tote features sunset hues paired with an aqua stripe, and a natural grass handle. The perfect accessory from home to market, and beyond.

Measures 20" L x 11" W x 15" T (to top of basket), 21" T (to top of handle). Totes can be rinsed and re-shaped with cool water as needed.

$185.00

Featuring green windows and an orange background crafted from plastic strips woven onto dried cattail stalks, this large hamper creates beautiful storage in any room of the house. With braided handles and a fitted lid.

Measures 31”T x 18”D. Before ordering, please double check the measurements for your space, and email us at info@swahilimodern.com with any measurement questions.

Extra shipping charges may apply for this item.

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$42.00

Artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana weave these useful and durable baskets from sturdy elephant grass, creating bright patterns as they weave. Bolga baskets stand up to any task while remaining functional and beautiful for years. Our new oval shape makes a perfect basket for harvesting fruit,  vegetables, or flowers.

Each basket is finished with a sturdy leather wrapped handle. 

Photos are representative of the general colorway and design, with cinnamon and ink stripes. Because they are handmade, each basket will be unique. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

Baskets measure approximately 16" long x 8" wide x 7" tall (to top of basket); 12" tall (to top of handle). Size may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this product.

$42.00

Artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana weave these useful and durable baskets from sturdy elephant grass, creating bright patterns as they weave. Bolga baskets stand up to any task while remaining functional and beautiful for years. This oval shape makes a perfect basket for harvesting fruit, vegetables, or flowers.

Each basket is finished with a sturdy leather wrapped handle. 

Photos are representative of the general colorway and design, with a red and ink design. Because they are handmade, each basket will be unique. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

Baskets measure approximately 16" long x 8" wide x 7" tall (to top of basket); 12" tall (to top of handle). Size may vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this product.

$68.00

Offered in bright modern shades of red, pink, and purple, this beautifully woven basket is made using durable elephant grass. Each basket is handcrafted by talented weavers in Ghana.

All of the materials used in the bolga baskets are sustainable, and the baskets are fair trade. Measures approximately 15"D x 15"T. Can be rinsed and reshaped with cool water as needed.

Due to the handmade nature of this basket, some variations in color, patterning, and size are expected.

NOTE: In response to requests for bolga baskets with less leather, we now offer many baskets without goatskin-wrapped handles! This basket is reinforced with a small amount of leather at each end of the handle, and the rest of the handle is natural grass. Grass handled baskets like this one are best used for display or decor. Please consider reinforcing the handle if you choose to use it for heavy carrying.

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