This is an intricately handwoven fine weave sisal basket. Each design is a uniquely one off which gives the weaver creative freedom to choose colour, shape and design. This incredible basket will bring a natural splash of Kenyan style to your home decor whether it be used as a holder for flower pots or desk tidies. They also make ideal storage baskets for all around the home, from the entrance way to the playroom, the bedroom and the bathroom. Material: SISAL Dimensions: 30cm across the top x 25cm Height Please note: as this is a handmade product colour may vary from those shown in the photographs due to different monitors.
#S2 Sisal Kenyan Basket - X Large
Yes, a wonderful choice. By purchasing this ethically sourced Kiondo you are helping to empower talented women artisans in their own enterprises which preserves traditional craft skills.
Your basket is made frome either Sisal, wool, recycled plastic or a combination.
Sisal is an exceptionally strong and durable material. The plant grows sustainably in the harsh Kenyan climate. The fibres are striped from the mature leaves then driend and dyed in traditional natural dyes before being rolled by hand into twine by the ladies. Making baskets is a very labour intensive art. These baskets are from rural Kenya and made by Women's basket weaving groups. All items are handmade and may have slight characteristic blemishes making each one totally unique.