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Swazi fruit basket

Swazi fruit basket

Regular price $95.00 USD
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This basket is handmade by a swazi woman by picking the grass by the rocks of the mountains, dying, making ropes from it. This tightly woven basket is a firm favourite among Africans, used to store a multitude of things, including grains. You will find it useful in the kitchen for fruit bedroom, bathroom or dining room for holding jewellery, stones, beads or car keys… Contrasting brown and cream lusundvu grass are superbly woven together to create a geometric pattern with a detailed base. Thi.s basket is 34cm in diameter by 6cm high

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Made by Nellie

Nellie is a Swaziland designer with over 20 years of experience with her craft, creating sensational and unique woven mats and baskets as well as seed necklaces. Nellie is inspired by her family having studied her craft through her grandmother and cousin. She finds joy in being able to provide for her family, having mastered the skill of platting grass into innovative designs.