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HANDWOVEN IN RWANDA. Intricately crafted with timeless tradition, this carefully dyed sisal fiber and sweet grass vase makes a stunning statement piece. One or more of these vases, will make a globally conscious and stylistic addition to your home. Style it on your shelf or kitchen table for a globally inspired look.Made of the highest quality natural sisal fibers in an ethical, fair trade environment. Sisal is wound stitch by stitch around a small sweet grass bundle. Handwoven by a woman in remote regions of Rwanda. Meaning & Purpose The intricate designs and flawless work of an experienced weaver is never the result of luck. Rather, Rwandan women owe their skills to the women before them who passed on the knowledge from generation to generation—mother to daughter, grandmother to child. As young weavers learn from their elders, they quickly realize the weaving process is a painstaking one. Passing on basket weaving to young women carries the weight of upholding a time-honored practice and an age-old rite of passage. Baskets decorate nearly every Rwandan home, for they are one of the most important symbols of family, friendship, good fortune, and proud cultural heritage.
Approximately 6” D x 14” H. Organic dyes are used to dye the sisal. Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product.
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