The bold, pointed pattern on the dancer basket conjures the full, sharp movements and brilliant costumes of East African dancers spinning to a drummer’s beat. Both Rwanda and Uganda have rich traditions of celebrations that involve music and dance.
Style it on a shelf for additional storage or add it to your coffee table for a globally inspired feel. This large bowl is just the right size for a fruit bowl, center piece, or wall hanging.
*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.
Made only in an ethical, fair trade environment. Handwoven by a cooperative of women located in Rwanda, this one of kind piece takes weeks to complete.
Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge or wash with water.
If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the basket clean.
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.
Kazi exists to create high demand for expertly woven goods from skilled artisans.
Our work with work with Nest ensures that our wages and practices meet the highest possible standards, evolving with the global marketplace in real time.
The fair wage we provide increases income ten-fold in many cases, which then filters into local economies and communities.
The results: Skilled African Women Weave Our Creations and Forever Change Their Worlds.