Lidded Storage Basket - Sahel Sky
This beautiful basket is handcrafted by rural Wolof women in Senegal from cattail stalks and strips of salvaged plastic. With a snug fitting lid, our warming baskets are a perfect way to present baked goods to loved ones, or to create a memorable gift basket of your own design.
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Measurements: 13" D, 15" T
Materials: Millet stalks, plastic strips
Country of Origin: Senegal*Due to the artisanal nature of this product, color and size may vary.
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Swahili Modern
Swahili African Modern has been building relationships with African artisans for over 20 years. Founded by Leslie Mittelberg, an avid traveler with a heart for sustainable development & a head for business, Swahili represents thousands of artisans from one of the world's most diverse & enigmatic continents.
Swahili Modern is committed to planing long-term relationships with artisans in order to help Africans advance professionally & personally. They pay fairly and on time, so that artisans get rewarded for their hard work and can provide for their families. They also design products from sustainable or recycled materials and strive to keep our customers in touch with the talented artisans who create the products they love.
Lidded storage basket
I bought this as a gift for my sister. Once I recieved it I almost kept it for myself. It is a beautiful basket, a true piece of art!
The colors are beautiful and the quality of craftsmanship is unbelievable!!