Handwoven from locally sourced fibers such as milet straw, banana fiber & raffia, these colorfully stunning one-of-a-kind baskets are rich in cultural meaning and purpose-- a perfect center piece, bread/fruit bowl, or popular wall decor. Style as a set of two to make a statement that’s both beautiful and extremely useful.
Each basket is intricately handwoven by our Uganda artisan partners and takes about three to five days to complete. All made start-to-finish by a fair trade cooperative in western Uganda started to provide the local women with sustainable economic opportunity. Traditionally these basket plates are used for serving food. The vibrant colors come from natural dyes made from flowers, roots, leaves, and lichens grown by the weavers themselves. All baskets are one-of-a-kind, thus you will receive the exact basket pictured.
Natural dyes used makes this product safe to use with food.
DIMENSIONS: approx. 14.5"W x 4.5"D
MATERIALS: Local fiber (milet straw, banana fiber & raffia)
COLOR: Vibrant colors come from natural dyes extracted from local plants such as marigold, Akalamata-madder, omusorooro-indigo, omufooka, cosmos flower
Handcrafted in an ethical, fair trade environment by a cooperative of women located in rural Uganda
The techniques used to create this one-of-a-kind piece requires patience, precision & great skills. Each basket takes at least a week to complete.
Your purchase of handcrafted items helps preserve craft traditions worldwide.
Due to the handcrafted technique, slight variations in color and size are to be expected
Spot clean with a damp cloth
Do not wash or submerge in water
We want you to love all your handcrafted pieces from OL--- so, we offer FREE RETURNS and EXCHANGES!
Shipping is FREE on all orders shipped to any destination within the continental USA. Orders are processed within 2-3 business days.
You can return / or exchange any new, undamaged items within 15 days of the shipping confirmation email. We reserve the right to deny a returned item should it no longer appear salable or does not meet our return standards.
Final Sale purchases cannot be returned or exchanged.
Sale items can only be returned for STORE CREDIT.
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