Milulu Reed Storage Basket - Yellow, Large
Milulu Reed Storage Basket - Yellow, Large
Milulu Reed Storage Basket - Yellow, Large
Milulu Reed Storage Basket - Yellow, Large

Milulu Reed Storage Basket - Yellow, Large

Regular price$ 95.00
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This stunning handwoven basket is made from Milulu grass, a reed-like swamp grass in East Africa. Milulu grass reeds can be harvested carefully from the marsh without removing the entire plant, dried in the sun, dyed with natural dyes, and split for weaving. The closeness to the earth of both maker and product gives these beautifully crafted baskets widespread appeal.

  • approximate size: 13" x 13"
  • will have slight variations in design and size as this is a one-of-a-kind handmade product
  • sold individually

 

PLEASE NOTE: Our baskets are shipped from our artisans packed down to save on shipping costs. Easily reshape your basket by spraying with water, press into shape by hand, then let dry.

     

    Meet the Artisans

    Handwoven by talented rural Tanzanian women. For many women living in the lush southern highlands, life centers around subsistence farming, cooking, cleaning and caring for children. Women can weave baskets between their other duties, working daily to earn money to pay school fees, buy food, procure farming supplies and contribute to savings. When a woman has money of her own to use or share, she has greater influence over her life and future. 


    Our products will have slight variations in design and size, this is a natural occurrence in handmade goods and one of the many reasons we love them so.

    No two designs will be exactly alike, giving you a lasting one-of-a-kind product to treasure for years to come.

    If you are looking for specific dimensions on a product, please contact us so we can assist in finding the right fit.

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    Since 2009, Connected Goods has been working with artisans around the globe who have mastered their craft through tradition and culture. This work brings their craft and age-old techniques into the modern marketplace while establishing fair wages and ethical working conditions into rural communities where employment opportunity is minimal. When shopping with us, you join together in helping individuals in some of the world's least developed countries provide for their families with healthy working conditions.

    Each purchase made on our site has helped our artisans achieve independence and empowerment, and for this, we thank you!

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