Telephone Wire Bowl 10 cm Dia
Bundles of telephone or electricity cable wire are cut and prepared for the weavers to take home. The artisans take home as many bundles as they wish and use it to weave a bowl/basket from the outside inwards.
These bowls have a dia of approximately 10 cm and are 4 cm H
8 in stock
These bowls are Fair Trade Products and part of the proceeds goes to the community in KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa.
These baskets are woven by a group of over 700 rural women in the mountains of Swaziland.
Their aim is to create innovative contemporary designs using traditional hand skills and locally sustainable raw materials. Their aim is to create innovative contemporary designs using traditional hand skills and locally sustainable raw materials. They use Lutindzi grass.
The women, many of whom are grandmothers, work from home enabling them to maintain a traditional lifestyle and to care for their own children, and many vulnerable or orphaned children within their community.
size 21 cm dia
Colours and scenery vary!
They have wonderful 3D Andean embroidered sceneries and colours that reflects happiness.
* Vibrant colours and Peruvian genuine fabrics; adequate for children.
*Made by the women in the villages of the Andean mountains.
*With drawstring closure and straps.
23 cm x 24 cm
Among the Nguni people the Sangoma is an important specialist, a diviner who claims contact with the ancestral spirits. It is believed that she reveals the will of the spirits. The Sangoma is revered as the protector of society and her opinion and judgement are highly valued.
Size 18 cm high
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