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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.

Sold singly. Because these are handcrafted items, colors and patterns may vary slightly.

Dimensions:
Small: 10"D x 2.5"H
Medium: 12"D x 3"H

Crafted from: Raffia palm, banana stalks, natural dyes

Made in: Kenya, Uganda

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.

$325.00

These durable, beautifully crafted baskets brighten any room of your home while providing an impressive amount of storage. The hampers are handwoven by Wolof women in rural Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. 

Dimensions:
Large: 17.5"L x 17.5"W x 26"H
Med: 16"L x 16"W x 21"H
Small: 14"L x 14"W x 14"H

Crafted from: Typha (cattail) stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

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

$42.00

These bright African baskets are handwoven in Senegal using natural grasses and thin strips of plastic. A favorite choice for storing toys, scarves, and craft supplies, each basket includes a fitted lid with braided handle.

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

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

Crafted from: Typha (cattails), 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

$115.00

African laundry hampers bring amazing artisan craftsmanship into our living spaces. Our laundry hampers are handwoven by an association of more than 100 rural Wolof women in the West African nation of Senegal. Crafting baskets allows rural women to earn income from the comfort of their community.

This basket features playful triangles in red, yellow, black, and lavender on an aqua background.

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

Dimensions: 22"T x 18.5"W x 18.5"D  

Crafted from: Cattail stalks, plastic

Made in: Senegal

 

$44.00

When the baby Bolga is too small and the classic Bolga is too big, we have something just right: the midsize Bolga basket! This basket features a classic sawtooth weave pattern, in a beautiful mix of aqua, pink, light green, and deep blue. The baskets in this edition are similar but not identical; please see photos for examples.

Measures approximately 12"D x 12"T. Due to the handmade nature of this basket, some variations in color, pattern placement, and size are expected. [Click to read our Statement on Handmade Variation]

$44.00

Artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana weave this colorful tote from thick, tough elephant grass that has been dyed cool shades of light green, aqua, and teal. Bolga baskets can be easily wet down and reshaped, and can be used and enjoyed for years on end.

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

Dimensions: 11"L x 6.5"W x 9"H (15" including handles)

Crafted from: Elephant grass

Made in: Ghana

Care: Bolga baskets can be rinsed and reshaped as needed. Visit our Care & Shaping instructions to learn more.

$48.00

Using locally harvested cattail stalks and strips of plastic also used to make prayer mats, a network of rural Wolof women in nine Senegalese villages makes these beautiful and durable baskets.

This tabletop-style small basket is ideal for packing a present, holding baked goods as a housewarming gift, or stashing the remotes.

Perfect for simple storage around the home, each basket includes a fitted lid and measures 12"D x 14"T. To clean, wipe with a damp cloth as needed.

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