Kenyan Crafts Online Shop Geometric Baskets
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Tamaduni in swahili means (Traditional)
These finely woven baskets are a reflection of our culture in the colours of the soil of the rural homesteads, the patterns depicts the hills and the valleys of the terrain our weavers come from. Each basket is unique 100% our weavers own creativity and design.
Each basket represents hours of work & has it’s own unique qualities & reveals layers of stories woven into the strands
Ideal for organisation around the house, decor, plant pot cover, pantry storage, toy storage adding natural texture and colour to your space.
Handmade by a self help group of lady weavers in a remote rural village in Kenya. Due to the arid/dry environment the women rely on weaving before the rainy season. Working directly with the weavers ensures fair trade & sustainability bringing financial security & providing additional income to sustain their livelihood.
We use 100% locally grown environmental friendly sisal with high quality fibres. .
Purchasing one of these baskets supports it’s makers and helps preserve an ancient craft tradition.
KEEP YOUR BASKET HAPPY & HEALTHY
– If your basket gets squashed, don’t panic, you can remould it by stuffing with towels or pot of a similar shape.
– If using your basket as a plant pot, be sure to either line it with a thick plastic or keep your plant in a smaller plastic pot on a saucer.
– Keep your basket dry, they’re all made from natural materials so will deteriorate it they get damp.
– Keep away from direct sunlight to keep the colours bright. Dyed sisal will fade if exposed to strong sunlight, although this effect can give the basket a more rustic look.
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