Fairtrade Colour Block Woven Basket

£25.00

Designed exclusively by The Basket Room, the GHAFLA duo colour block baskets sport thick bands of mango yellow and biscuit – a joyful juxtaposition of colour that transcends the seasons. Available in three sizes, the basket makes a fabulous indoor planter or flower pot, or can be used for slippers and blankets, knitting or toys. 

These baskets are handwoven by a small collective of female weavers living near the Masinga Dam in Kenya – one of seven dams on the River Tana. Their chairlady started managing basket production in 1993, and today she leads several groups with specific production roles from twisting to dyeing and weaving sisal fibres.

Backing all the values of fair trade, The Basket Room's work with weaving cooperatives empowers women to support their families with a flexible income in the dry seasons, where subsistence farming often fails to meet the needs of the family. When you take home one of their woven baskets you actively support these weavers and their families, supporting their commitment to dignified working conditions. 

 

Material:  SISAL

Dimensions: 

XS: 15CM DIA x 10CM H

SMALL: 20CM DIA x 15CM H 

MEDIUM: 25CM DIA X 20CM H

 

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

 

FAIR TRADE & HANDMADE IN KENYA