Toss your keys, phone, and sunglasses into this endlessly versatile bowl.
This piece includes a hang loop, making it easy to decorate your walls and create a photo-worthy space.
The process begins by harvesting tall elephant grass from local fields.
The straw is bundled together, then dipped into boiling water and natural dye to gain it its vibrant color.
The weaver selects the proper pieces of grass for each part of the basket, then weaves from the bottom up.
Finally, an artisan applies a tightly wrapped leather handle to finish the piece.
A classic icon of African craftsmanship, Bolga baskets from Ghana are known for their durability, unique patterns, and vibrant colors.
Every purchase goes toward supporting artisans in Rwanda working for All Across Africa.
– Size: Approximately 14″ wide x 5″ tall
– Made of sisal and sweetgrass grown naturally in Rwanda
– Organic dyes are used to dye the sisal.
– Care instructions: Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
As with all handmade items, variations will occur.