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Returns & Exchanges


If you are unsatisfied with the product(s) you receive from our website, you can return the merchandise within 30 days from the purchase date. Please email us at to let us know about the return. Ship the products to:

Swahili Modern

Attn: Returns

388 E 3rd Avenue

Eugene, OR 97401

Please know that we do not pay for return shipping and that your original shipping costs will not be refunded; only the price of the items will be refunded to your issuing credit card.

Once we have received the return, we will email you to let you know that your card has been refunded. Items damaged in return transit due to improper packaging will not be refunded.

Note: the most common reason for a return is that a basket is too large, so please double check the measurements for your space before ordering.

Sizes may vary slightly from those listed on product pages, due to the handmade nature of our products. If you need a specific size, please email us at before ordering.

If you wish to return items purchased at our Fifth Street Market store in Eugene, you may return the item within 30 days of purchase for exchange OR store credit. This excludes clearance items. Items must be in the original packaging and in like new, unused condition.


Items can be exchanged within 30 days of receiving your order as long as the items are in like new condition. We do not pay for the cost of return shipping or for the cost of shipping the new items.

Please email us at to arrange your exchange. Once the returned items are received, we will ship the new items and charge or refund your credit card accordingly. If more funds are due, you can choose to place a new order on our site or call our office to have your credit card taken over the phone.

Please ship your item to the address listed above.


All of our items are handmade, and slight variations from the item pictured will occur. Please keep in mind the unique nature of your purchase when evaluating a product for a return or exchange; for example, we do not consider slight variations in color and pattern valid reasons for returns. Thank you for your understanding.