14" Extra Large Slate Jua Round Basket - KAZI
14" Extra Large Slate Jua Round Basket - KAZI
14" Extra Large Slate Jua Round Basket - KAZI
14" Extra Large Slate Jua Round Basket - KAZI
14" Extra Large Slate Jua Round Basket - KAZI

14" Extra Large Slate Jua Round Basket

Regular price$110.00
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  • 100% Fair Trade
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Product ID: FB.10446

HANDMADE AFRICAN BASKET from RWANDA

You won't be able to keep your eyes off this gorgeous statement piece.

Our extra large woven basket is a true work of art. The 14" Rwanda basket is an exquisite center piece to any tabletop or as eye-catching wall decor. A must have for every home decor enthusiast or someone looking to give a great personalized gift for birthday or weddings. You can also pair with other wall paintings or baskets. There is a hand-stitched loop on the back of each basket as ready to hang wall art.

This will soon become your favorite decorative piece in your home.



Specifications:
  • Approximately 14”D x 6” H
  • Fair Trade
  • Made in Rwanda
  • Products are made from all natural fibers of sisal and sweetgrass
  • Organic dyes are used to dye the sisal
  • Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
  • Baskets have a hang loop on the back for wall décor - ready to hang

*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.

Made of the highest quality natural sisal fibers in an ethical, fair trade environment. Sisal is wound stitch by stitch around a small sweet grass bundle. Handwoven by a woman in remote regions of Rwanda.


Care Instructions:
Cleaning
  • Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge in water.
  • If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe or spot clean the basket.
  • After serving bread or other dried foods, turn the product upside down: shake and tap to release crumbs and residue.
  • Avoid using chemicals or detergents.
Sun and fading
  • Due to being all natural fibers, keep dyed products out of direct sunlight for long periods of time to avoid natural fading.
  • All natural products with little or no coloring do well in direct sunlight.
Moisture
  • Avoid temperature changes when possible.
  • If products are being stored for more than 2 weeks, please keep in a temperature controlled environment, elevated off of a concrete floor to avoid fluctuating cold and warm temperatures that could create mold.


Meaning & Purpose

Baskets have widespread uses and styles for almost any area of domestic life: simple woven goods are often used to create kitchen and farm storage for sorting beans or separating seeds, plates for local foods like posho (cornmeal porridge), bedding or floor mats, and wall coverings. More refined forms of basketry are often used to store jewelry, coins and other smaller items. The finest baskets are considered works of art, sometimes used as props in Rwandan dances or as personal ornaments.

Kazi exists to create fair living wages, good working conditions and market access for artisans.  Some might call this “fair trade”, we call it good business. 

We are the first of 5 companies to receive the highly regarded Nest Seal. Every year we undergo an onsite audit in each country and with each cooperative to earn the right to mark our products with this important seal. 

When you see the Nest Seal you have the confidence to know products have been ethically handcrafted in a home or small workshop. This means fair wages are paid, good working conditions are provided, there are no children or forced labor in the workforce, materials are traced and fairly sourced and all aspects of the production and material processes (like dyeing) are in consideration of the environment and safe working environments. 

Read our full Fair Trade Statement

Shipping starts at $5 per order.
Orders typically ship within 3-7 business days. At this time, we do not ship internationally.

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Our Purpose
Beautiful Design that EmpowersWomen & Communities in Africa

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.

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KAZI 14 Extra Large Earth Red Hope Basket Review
10/17/2021
I recommend this product

Even better in person

I bought the Silver Blue/Navy Round Basket along with 3 other baskets to hang on our wall in the family room. They look unique and beautiful and are of very high quality. The colors are vibrant and classy. I’m very happy with my purchase.

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Kristi Y.
United States United States
05/11/2021
I recommend this product

Even more beautiful than I imagined

I bought this basket to hang on a sea grass wall. It was all the colors I wanted and I knew it would be perfect. What I didn’t know is how high quality it is! This basket is absolutely gorgeous! The colors are even brighter in person and it weighs 3 times what other baskets this same size weigh. I’m in love. I even order a couple more from Kazi to go with it because it quality was so great.

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Tracee L.
United States United States