6" Small Black + White Virunga Round Basket - KAZI
6" Small Black + White Virunga Round Basket - KAZI
6" Small Black + White Virunga Round Basket - KAZI
6" Small Black & White Virunga Round Basket - KAZI
6" Small Black + White Virunga Round Basket - KAZI
6" Small Black + White Virunga Round Basket - KAZI

6" Small Black & White Virunga Round Basket

Regular price$30.00
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  • 100% Fair Trade
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way
Product ID: FB.10324

HANDMADE AFRICAN BASKET from RWANDA

Our bestselling basket size adds a small pop of texture to any tabletop, desk, counter, or wall space.

This incredibly versatile fair trade bowl can transform any wall in your home when paired with other bowls or plates for a vibrant and composed feel. It is also a perfect accent to any bookshelf or home office as desk organization. We recommend matching your small woven basket with your favorite throw pillows and decorative accessories in your living room, using as a jewelry holder in your bedroom, or as a catch-all for keys on your entryway furniture. A hand-stitched loop is on the back of each Rwanda basket so you can instantly enjoy this piece of ready to hang wall art.

Although it is small, it's function and uniqueness is mighty!

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.


Specifications:
  • Approximately 6” D x 2” 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 in an ethical, fair trade environment. Handwoven by a cooperative of women located in Rwanda, this one of a kind piece takes weeks to complete.


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

This product holds significant meaning and purpose. Handmade by an artisan in rural Rwanda, over a period of days in her home. The sale of this product means a fair wage and an opportunity to provide for her family where few job opportunities exist. By pairing market access with training and education, KAZI artisans are earning 10x traditional wages and are transforming into well respected business leaders in their communities, helping lead and create a positive future.

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.

Full Shipping Policies

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 6 Small Desert Flower Biko Round Basket Review
08/04/2021
I recommend this product

Beautifully crafted bowl

The online purchase was easy and the bowl arrived quickly before it’s due date looking absolutely beautiful.

KR
katie r.
United States United States
KAZI 6 Small Desert Flower Biko Round Basket Review
06/28/2021
I recommend this product

Beautiful, amazing quality

I love these baskets so much! Just what I needed for the bare spot on my living room wall.

BM
Ben M.
United States United States
KAZI 6 Small Desert Flower Biko Round Basket Review
06/15/2021
I recommend this product

Beautiful basket

I have purchased five Kazi baskets, and they are all uniquely beautiful! My baskets arrived well packaged, and came quickly. I have them hanging in my bedroom, and they look absolutely gorgeous!

SM
Susan M.
United States United States
07/28/2021
I recommend this product

Sweetest Thing

This sweet little basket is woven with a shiny silver weave making it cute and a little glamorous. Look great on wall with other coordinating baskets. Love it.

RK
Rebecca K.
United States United States
07/02/2021
I recommend this product

Perfect Little Basket

So sweet and exactly what I needed. Looks great grouped on wall with bigger baskets. Colors are true to advertised.

RK
Rebecca K.
United States United States