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Rubona Baskets

Handwoven Hungya Breadbasket

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Gather the family around the table and pass the bread with this lovely traditional basket. You'll be passing a piece of history. Your new bread basket is handcrafted by a cooperative in rural Uganda, using techniques that require precision and skill. No harmful substances will reach your sourdough loaf from this piece – it's woven from locally sourced natural fibers like millet straw, banana fiber and raffia, and dyed with local plant extracts. As each knot and loop is made by skilled hands and every straw is its own, no two baskets are exactly alike. A one-of-a-kind bread basket for those all-important family meals.l

  • Handcrafted in an ethical, fair trade environment by a cooperative of women located in rural Uganda
  • 6.5"W x 7.5"H x 2.75"D
  • Vibrant colors come from natural dyes extracted from local plants such as marigold, Akalamata-madder, omusorooro-indigo, omufooka, cosmos flower
  • Natural dyes used makes this product 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.
  • 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.

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