Fair Trade Zulu Telephone Wire 8" Platter Basket, African Earth – The Barrington Garage
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Fair Trade Zulu Telephone Wire 8" Platter Basket, African Earth

Bridge for Africa

  • 4895

  • Low round basket, meticulously handwoven with sturdy telephone wire
  • Dramatic earth-tone patterns in shades of brown, orange, green, copper, and cream
  • 8 x 1.3 inches (DxH); every basket is unique, so patterns will vary from photos
  • Can be used with dry foods and hand washed with warm water and soap
  • Handmade in South Africa, providing work for more than 500 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 500 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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