Fair Trade Zulu Telephone Wire 3.5-inch Catch-All Caddy/Wine Bottle Co – The Barrington Garage
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Fair Trade Zulu Telephone Wire 3.5-inch Catch-All Caddy/Wine Bottle Coaster, African Earth

Bridge for Africa

  • 1895


  • Small, straight-sided basket, meticulously handwoven with sturdy telephone wire
  • Random patterns in earth-tone shades of brown, orange, green, copper, and cream
  • Approximately 3.5 x 1.6 inches (DxH), some variations in size and pattern should be expected
  • Use as a wine bottle coaster (up to 3-inch bottle) or as a desk caddy for paper clips, rubber bands, keys, etc.
  • Each basket is unique, so yours will resemble, but not exactly match the photos

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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