HANDMADE in UGANDAEntertain guests (or just your morning coffee) in style with these gorgeous, uniquely natural & absorbent coasters!These coasters are essential for styling your home and hosting dinner parties. They are perfect for your wine glass in the evening, or your morning coffee mug! Display on your bar cart as a stunning statement piece or match with your favorite table linens. These stylish coasters absorb moisture, keep your indoor and outdoor furniture looking super stylish.These delicately textured and woven coasters were made by groups of women in small cooperatives across rural areas of Uganda in an ethical, fair trade environment. They weave together grass and raffia using a sewing needle to achieve these incredible pieces of art.Meaning & PurposeUganda, officially known as the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country located in the central/east region of Africa. It borders Kenya, South Sudan, D.R. of the Congo, Tanzania, and Rwanda. It is geographically known for Lake Victoria which makes up for a large portion of its southern region. Uganda is within the Nile Basin, which causes equatorial climate conditions within the country. Uganda gained its independence from the UK in 1962 and the current capital is Kampala. Uganda is known for coffee, tea and other raw material exports, and now, today baskets and artisan craft are becoming a pride of the nation.
Set of 4. Fair Trade, Nest Seal of Transparency. Organic dyes are used to dye the raffia. Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product. *All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.