African Fair Trade Zulu Telephone Wire 4.5-inch Pen/Pencil Cup, Painte – The Barrington Garage
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African Fair Trade Zulu Telephone Wire 4.5-inch Pen/Pencil Cup, Painted Desert

Bridge for Africa

  • 3295


  • Meticulously handwoven with sturdy telephone wire
  • Random patterns in earthy shades of blue, brown, green, red, and copper
  • Approximately 4 x 4.5 inches (DxH), variations in size, color, and pattern should be expected
  • Perfect for storing pens and pencils; add a liner and use it as a small vase or cachepot
  • Handmade in South Africa, providing work for more than 700 Zulu families

Combining a modern-day material with traditional weaving techniques, talented Zulu makers living in rural South Africa create these beautiful baskets by hand. This fusion of past and present enables more than 700 Zulu families to gain the dignity of work and self-sufficiency.

Bridge for Africa, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is a well-established and respected provider of fine contemporary crafts to the American market. They pay their artist partners a living wage, promote sustainable development in Africa, and educate consumers in the U.S. about the benefits of Fair Trade as a method to fight poverty in the developing world. Your purchase of a Bridge for Africa product will bring unique beauty to your home while advancing hope for future generations of African artisans.


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