Craftswomen in Rwanda use age-old traditions to weave carefully dyed sisal fibers and sweet grass into stunning one-of-a-kind pieces rich in cultural meaning and purpose -- a perfect center piece, bread/fruit bowl, or wall hanging.
Baskets carry a special symbolism in Rwanda: friends give them to one another to celebrate milestones (weddings, births, etc.), and they are proudly displayed as a reflection of abundance in friendships, family and life.
The linear rays emanating from the SUNRISE pattern of this basket paints a picture of dawn's first light peeking through the morning mist over the beautiful hills in Rwanda and Uganda. The radiating light reveals stillness and peace, uniting the people of each region with a warm glow as they emerge from the dark of night. Because these nations sit on the equator, the sun consistently rises at 6 a.m. all year long. East Africans are greeted with a dependably punctual sun that brightens each new beginning that comes with each new day.
- Approximately 3” H x 12” W
- Safe to use with food
- Includes a hang loop on the back for option of wall decor
- Made by hand in Rwanda using organic dyes and all natural fibers of sisal and sweet grass
- Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.
-Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge or wash with water.
-If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the basket clean.
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