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$28.00 $38.00

This high-contrast, graphic pillow cover features 100% locally-sourced African cotton and a vent closure back.

The pillow cover has a vent closure and measures 18"x18". Pillow insert is NOT included; this is the cover only.

Design and colors may vary very slightly from image shown due to the hand-painted nature of the product.

About the Artisans:

Tribal Textiles provides sustainable employment, fair pay, training, and a pleasant working environment for more than 100 Zambian men and women.

All the work is done by hand on 100% African-sourced cotton, including the time-intensive drawing, sewing and painting with natural pigment colors, yielding exquisite, high quality textiles. Individual designs are hand-painted, drawing inspiration from the stunning wildlife and surroundings at the edge of the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. After baking in an industrial oven, the stunning textiles are color-fast and fully washable. The fabric is washed and dried in the Zambian sunshine, ready to be sewn into stunning pillow covers, table runners, bags, and more.

Tribal Textiles Zambia Video

$28.00 $38.00

This whimsical pillow cover features 100% locally-sourced African cotton with a vent closure back.

This pillow cover has a vent closure and measures 18"x18". Pillow insert is NOT included; this is the cover only.

Design and colors may vary very slightly from image shown due to the hand-painted nature of the product.

About the Artisans:

Tribal Textiles provides sustainable employment, fair pay, training, and a pleasant working environment for more than 100 Zambian men and women.

All the work is done by hand on 100% African-sourced cotton, including the time-intensive drawing, sewing and painting with natural pigment colors, yielding exquisite, high quality textiles. Individual designs are hand-painted, drawing inspiration from the stunning wildlife and surroundings at the edge of the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. After baking in an industrial oven, the stunning textiles are color-fast and fully washable. The fabric is washed and dried in the Zambian sunshine, ready to be sewn into stunning pillow covers, table runners, bags, and more.

Tribal Textiles Zambia Video

$24.00 $30.00

Our unique spark plug sculptures are handmade in Burkina Faso using discarded, cleaned, and varnished spark plugs. No two sculptures are the same, with each spark plug retaining their original color coding. A firm metal base makes each sculpture freestanding.

Measures approximately 3"L x 3"W x 6"T.

About the Artisans:

The Ilboudo brothers lead a small team of metal artisans in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Originating from an artisan incubator known as Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou (VAO), the artists create a series of amusing portrayals of everyday life from spark plugs and recycled metal for both local sale and export. Their whimsical recycled art reflects the light-hearted nature of many Burkinabe people and appeals to collectors around the world..

$16.00 $22.00

These fun African sculptures are created entirely by hand using strands of recycled wire. A unique art form that is emerging out of Nairobi, these curlicue wire sculptures include an impressive amount of detail, such as wire-wrapped legs, facial features, and a mane.

Small measures 4"T x 5"L x 2"W. Large measures 5"T x 6"L x 2.5"W. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, slight variation may occur. Fair trade.

About the Artisan:

We met Wanduta at the Friday Market in Nairobi where his bright designs immediately caught our eye. Wanduta works almost exclusively with recycled pop cans and beads. His work, like his personality, is vibrant and joyful, and is work is 100% eco-friendly.

$54.00 $110.00

Fair trade from Ghana, these beautiful mirrors are made by stretching panels of blue fabric over wooden frames. A brass Adinkra symbol adorns the bottom of each mirror.

Small: 16"L x 1"W x 16"T. Large: 24"L x 1"W x 24"T. Back includes hanging hardware.

About the Artisans:

Founded by Andy Koney nearly 20 years ago in his bedroom, today the Ghanian artistic collective known as Yenok employs 40 men and women who are dedicated to creating beautiful furniture and woodworking art, often with a spiritual flair. Yenok's products are recognized for their high quality and custom craftsmanship.

$16.00 $24.00

Transforming recycled glass beads into stylish bracelets is the work of artisans from Ghana. Using a matte powdered glass plank bead set off with lustrous black glass beads, they are strung on strong elastic allowing it to fit most wrists.

About the Artisans:

Our recycled glass products are crafted by rural Krobo artisans in Ghana from discarded glass bottles. Krobo powder glass beads are made in vertical molds fashioned out of a special, locally dug clay.

$38.00 $48.00

Locally-grown organic Ethiopian cotton is woven by the artisans of Sammy Ethiopia to create a simple scarf with colorful borders and light fringe. Luxe scarves are incredibly versatile and lightweight enough to be worn year-round.

Measures 66"L x 16"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

About the Artisans:

The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment for marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

$42.00 $58.00

These exquisite scarves marry locally sourced cotton and silk produced in Ethiopia. They are entirely handcrafted, beginning with the spinning of the thread, all the way to the weaving of the fabric.

Natural materials such as leaves, flowers, and coffee, along with textile dyes are used to produce gorgeous colors. Scarves are accented with lines and dashes, and finished with a hand-knotted fringe.

Scarves are 90% Ethiopian cotton and 10% Ethiopian silk.

Measures 72"L x 16"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected.

About the Artisans:

Sabahar is an Ethiopian company that produces uniquely designed, hand made cotton and silk textiles that are entirely handcrafted from natural fibers grown and processed in Ethiopia.

Kathy Marshall, a Canadian by birth who has lived in Ethiopia over 20 years, founded Sabahar in 2004. Her passion for preserving and celebrating the rich weaving tradition of Ethiopia, combined with her desire to create respectful and ethical work opportunities for marginalized people have laid the foundation for the company.

$46.00 $58.00

These lightweight scarves are handwoven by artisans from Sammy Ethiopia using organic, locally-sourced cotton. Woven in an airy terraced pattern, the edges of these scarves are finished with just a touch of fringe.

Measures 81"L x 21"W. Due to the handmade nature of this item, slight variation is expected. Fair trade.

Care instructions: Hand wash with mild soap. Hang dry.

About the Artisans:

The Sammy Ethiopia brand links the artisan skills of one of Africa's most ancient civilizations with American and European fashion know-how. The result is unique contemporary style that has already gathered fans from New York to Tokyo. A wealth of craft skills known in Ethiopia for thousands of years are applied to a style-forward range of fashion and home accessories to suit current global tastes. Collaborating with community organizations and cooperatives, Sammy Ethiopia creates employment for marginalized people in and around Addis Ababa.

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