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Woven Ghanaian Shopping Tote with Sankofa Handle

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  • These durable totes are woven from elephant grass in Ghana. Hand-carved wooden handles feature the sankofa symbol, which means, "go back and get it," advising one to reach back to find elements of the past that can be helpful in the present.

    A popular choice for eco-conscious shopping, these natural bags remain beautiful after years of daily use and can be cleaned with water.

    Measures 18"L x 7"W x 14"T; slight variations may occur.

  • Master weaver Tahiru owns a workshop in Bolga that is connected to his home. Having collaborated with high-end designers for a number of American companies, Tahiru is a skilled weaver who has taught both men and women to make bolga baskets of a truly exceptional quality. His generous spirit and talent has allowed many impoverished farmers in the area to attain a sustainable way of living.

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