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Medium Beaded Nomadic Basket - Red
These incredibly durable baskets are hand woven by Samburu and Rendille women in remote northern Kenya. Called "nomadic baskets", these rustic vessels are styled for the modern home but based on traditional designs used for the storage of camel's milk.
Nomadic baskets are sold in three useful nesting sizes and are adorned with red beads. Because these baskets are handcrafted, size and shape may vary.
Measurements: 5.5" D x 4" T
Materials: Doum palm leaves, beads
Country of Origin: Kenya*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.