African Lidded Basket Made with Smooth Native Sweet Grass & Sisal |Hand Crafted Cathedral Shaped Basket |Signature Vessel of Rwanda for African Style | in Blacl & White Color B07VYNQ4R4

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  • DIMENSION: (11” High, and 5.16” wide) Materials: Sisal Fiber and Sweet Grasses

  • THE SIGNATURE VESSEL OF RWANDA: This cathedral-shaped basket is a symbol of friendship, reconciliation, peace, and hope for the future. In Rwanda, basket weaving is passed down from generation to generation, from grandmother to mother to daughter.

  • DURABLE: Coil-woven using native grasses and fine sisal fiber, these baskets are firm, but incredibly soft to the touch. The shape of the basket and the bold zig-zag design are very traditional and distinct to Rwanda. Rural weavers in Rwanda work side by side to produce these uniquely woven baskets.

  • VERSTILE: A lovely accent designed to hold whatever you please, they're just the right size for a gathering of pencils or wrapped candies to share with your own friends.

  • HISTORIC: Baskets are such a powerful symbol of Rwanda's fresh start that an Agaseke Peace Basket is included at the center of the country's coat of arms, and is also featured on Rwanda's 5,000 Franc banknote.

  • Hand-woven by craftswomen using traditional techniques, this cathedral-shaped "friendship" basket is the signature vessel of Rwanda. It holds such important meaning in Rwanda's culture that it's featured on the country's national emblem. Also known as the agaseke basket, it embodies giving and is a symbol of generosity, gratitude, and compassion. Beyond friendship, agaseke baskets represent utility, the skill required to create them, and deep ties to the land and womanhood. Each creation sold empowers the maker and increases her chances for a better life. Prosperity, community status, self-worth, and confidence are just a few of the benefits these beautiful baskets bring. Handcrafted from sisal fibers and sweet grass in Rwanda. This agaseke décor is A symbol of generosity, gratitude, and compassion, these baskets are stuffed full of fresh and dried foods and given to friends, family members, or hosts at significant life events such as weddings, births, and graduations. This basket is woven by local artisans in the Huye District of Southern Rwanda using sisal and sweetgrass. Using timeless traditions, craftswomen in Africa weave beautifully dyed sisal fibers and sweetgrass to make this stunning one-of-a-kind basket, rich in cultural meaning and purpose. Its versatile size and beautiful mixed colours make it a stylish storage option for any living room, bedroom, or dining room. Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

    African Lidded Basket Made with Smooth Native Sweet Grass & Sisal |Hand Crafted Cathedral Shaped Basket |Signature Vessel of Rwanda for African Style | in Blacl & White Color B07VYNQ4R4


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