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Rubona Baskets

Handwoven Musanga Starflower Bowl Basket

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Handwoven from locally sourced fibers such as millet 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.

  • Handcrafted in an ethical, fair trade environment by a cooperative of women located in rural Uganda.
  • Diameter-11.5” Depth-5”
  • Product is made from all natural fibers of raffia and sweet grass
  • Vibrant colors come from organic dyes extracted from local flowers used to dye the raffia
  • Weaver profile card with full details of origin, artisans and care information included
  • Safe to use with food
  • Care: Spot clean with a damp cloth; Do not wash or submerge in water
  • The techniques used to create this one-of-a-kind piece requires patience, precision & great skills. Each basket takes weeks to complete. No two are woven the same, so only one of each is available.
  • For more information on our shipping & returns policies click here
  • 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

Domestic Orders: All orders ship FREE with USPS Priority Mail or UPS Ground shipping. Orders are processed within 3-5 business days.

International Orders: International orders are charged shipping based on the item's weight. You will be able to choose between standard and expedited shipping at checkout. 

For more information on our shipping & returns policies click here.

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