Bits And Pieces Embroidered Baskets

by The Basket Room

£59$105.3868.33$79.98

PRODUCT DETAILS

The perfect pair - storage solutions for all manner of bits and pieces. Hand-woven in Kenya and hand-embroidered in Rwanda in women's fair-trade cooperatives.

Are you constantly moving bits and pieces into the ubiquitous ‘kitchen drawer of junk’? Does your desk or coffee table resemble a dumping ground of odds and ends? Us too. These hand woven baskets are the perfect solution to all manner of domestic or workplace clutter.

We search far and wide to collaborate with the most incredible artisans in Africa, so these embroidered storage baskets combine the skills of Kenyan weavers and Rwandan embroiderers in an all-female campaign for empowerment and economic development.

The weavers are taught to weave by their mothers and grandmothers, and work within a thriving Kenyan cooperative with whom we collaborate on several projects. Once upon a time these weavers would have to travel regularly to Nairobi to sell their sisal baskets, but today we bring the work to them with regular and fairly paid basket orders.

Talented embroiderers add the finishing details to these fabulous woven baskets, working together in a small cooperative, which has become a social enterprise. Belgian nuns living in Rwanda in the seventies trained many of these embroiderers, and today their work is as renowned as it was when their workshop was first established.

made from:

Materials: Sisal and Wool

Sold in pairs

Please note, that due to the handmade nature of the basket, the tone of colour my vary to that in the photograph.

Fair-trade and handmade in Kenya and Rwanda

dimensions:

15cm H x 15cm DIA

product code:

762196

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