woven. Craftswomen in Rwanda use
timeless tradition to weave carefully dyed sisal fibers and sweet grass to make
stunning one of a kind pieces rich in cultural meaning and purpose.
Product Meaning & Purpose
Baskets carry their own symbolism in Rwanda. Because friends give them
to celebrate major life events such as weddings, births and graduations,
baskets are proudly displayed as symbols of wealth of friends, family and life.
This tray is perfect for a coffee
table centerpiece, as a countertop catchall, or for serving bread or your
The sunburst pattern on this tray is known as the "hope" design. Reflected on the Rwandan flag, this sunburst image stands for the country's collective hope for a new dawn and brighter future. This design means a lot to the weavers we partner with, as each basket they sell increases their chance for a better life. Quality of life, community status, self-worth, and confidence are just a few of the hopeful effects these baskets bring. With the income the weavers receive, they are able to open bank accounts, start businesses and even hire other workers. The effect from the production and income of basket weaving ripples through the country.
Details & Dimensions:
Â· Approximately 12â€ wide
Â· Made in Rwanda
Â· Product is made from all natural
fibers of sisal and sweet grass
Â· Organic dyes are used to dye the
Â· Profiled weaver tag is attached to
Â· Safe to use with food
*All products are made
by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.
See Our Guarantee of
Quality for more information.
Made of natural fibers
and grass; do not submerge or wash with water.
If necessary, use a damp
cloth to wipe the tray clean.