Hand-woven baskets crafted with natural sisal fibers and the signature, vibrant colours found in the national dress of Kenya.

The women from the rural villages around Mount Kasigau in the Southern part of Kenya – have turned to basket weaving as a source of income to supplement what they make from agriculture. Basket weaving has become increasingly important in the past years, as crops have been destroyed by elephants migrating through their fields to the Tsovo East National Park. The baskets are made from sisal – a plant native to the area – from which the women make string, dye the string, and finally weave it into stunning baskets. Apart from the income-generating aspect, basket-weaving groups have also become a place where women can socialize, discuss ideas and entrepreneurship. All of the weavers agree that through basketry they are able to supplement their income, but that they also love the interaction they get from their fellow women with whom they can discuss issues affecting each other and their homesteads.

 

 

Products by this Artisan

Black & Grey Colour Block Basket - Large
Black & Grey Colour Block Basket - Large $150.00
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Black Colour Block Basket - Large
Black Colour Block Basket - Large $150.00
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Black Colour Block Basket - Medium
Black Colour Block Basket - Medium $85.00
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African black striped basket
Black Striped Basket - Large $150.00
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Blue & Purple Striped Basket - Large
Blue & Purple Striped Basket - Large $150.00
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Blue Colour Block Basket
Blue Colour Block Basket from $85.00
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Emerald Basket with Peach Stripes - Kenya
Emerald Basket with Peach Stripes - Kenya $85.00
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Green Colour Block Basket - Large
Green Colour Block Basket - Large $150.00
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Green Colour Block Basket - Medium
Green Colour Block Basket - Medium $85.00
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Grey Colour Block Basket - Large
Grey Colour Block Basket - Large $150.00
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Grey Colour Block Basket - Medium
Grey Colour Block Basket - Medium $85.00
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Grey Striped Basket - Large
Grey Striped Basket - Large $150.00
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Large Blue & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Large Blue & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Dark Grey Basket - Kenya
Large Dark Grey Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Fluorescent Orange & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Large Fluorescent Orange & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Fluorescent Pink & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Large Fluorescent Pink & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Fluorescent Yellow & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Large Fluorescent Yellow & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Fluorescent Yellow Basket - Kenya
Large Fluorescent Yellow Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Light Grey Basket - Kenya
Large Light Grey Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Large Pastel Pink Basket - Kenya
Large Pastel Pink Basket - Kenya $150.00
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Light Blue Striped Basket - Medium
Light Blue Striped Basket - Medium $85.00
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Medium Blue & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Medium Blue & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $85.00
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Medium Dark Grey Basket - Kenya
Medium Dark Grey Basket - Kenya $85.00
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Medium Fluorescent Orange & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Medium Fluorescent Orange & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $85.00
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Medium Fluorescent Pink & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Medium Fluorescent Pink & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $85.00
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Medium Fluorescent Yellow & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya
Medium Fluorescent Yellow & Grey Colour Block Basket - Kenya $85.00
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Medium Fluorescent Yellow Basket - Kenya
Medium Fluorescent Yellow Basket - Kenya Sold Out - $85.00
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Medium Light Grey Basket - Kenya
Medium Light Grey Basket - Kenya $85.00
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Medium Pastel Pink Basket - Kenya
Medium Pastel Pink Basket - Kenya Sold Out - $85.00
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Navy Colour Block Basket
Navy Colour Block Basket from $85.00
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Pink Colour Block Basket - Large
Pink Colour Block Basket - Large $150.00
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Pink Colour Block Basket - Medium
Pink Colour Block Basket - Medium $85.00
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Purple and Pink Striped Satchel - Medium
Purple and Pink Striped Satchel - Medium $85.00
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Royal Blue Striped Basket - Medium
Royal Blue Striped Basket - Medium $85.00
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Yellow Pink African Basket
Yellow & Pink Striped Basket - Large $150.00
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Yellow Colour Block Basket - Large
Yellow Colour Block Basket - Large $150.00
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Yellow Colour Block Basket - Medium
Yellow Colour Block Basket - Medium $85.00
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