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ITEM#: 11968658Product Features:
- Spice up your home decor with an exotic small basket from South Africa
- Decorative accessory in the shape of an Ukhamba or beer basket
- Bulb-shaped basket with a lid is traditionally used to store the local brew
- Constructed of palm fiber
- Made in South Africa by Ilala Weavers
- Miniature version used to store dry herbs
- Measures 3 inches tall
Ilala Weavers is situated at Hluhluwe within the province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The organizations was established some 30 years ago, with a clear vision and objective of revitalizing and enhancing the age-old Zulu tradition of handcrafts, which at the time were in danger of being lost forever. Today, Ilala Weavers helps over 2000 Zulu people, both men and women, to attain self sufficiency, by working from their homes and therefore retaining their lifestyle and rich heritage of basket weaving and bead work, which has been passed down through the generations by Zulu crafters, whose modern counterparts today produce stunning works of art, sought after the world over.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
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|Worldstock Country||South Africa|
|Dimensions||3" Tall (please feature SIZE)|
|Model Number||SNFB07S-1- 555004|
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It is a cute piece but did not stand up well so I added a felt on bottom to make it stand up straightRead More
A great addition to my collection of African art and handicrafts.Read More
The basket is cute as can be. Decorative. I can't envision any real useful purpose but it serves as a nice accent piece in the right decor. I like it.Read More
A very beautiful example of native craftsmanship. You may find a use for it as a container of escentual small objects, or as just a little pretty to sit around and collect dust.Read More
Not sure what I'll use this for but it's a cute accent for a shelf or I guess actual herbs if thats what one would like to use it for. arrived just as pictured.Read More
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I am from South Africa and I have just decorated my bedroom with an African theme.
This is so dear! I love the design, hopefully the workmanship, and the little lid.
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