This sisal, woven basket is approximately 8" in diameter and woven by their artisans in Gitarama, Rwanda. The women extract the sisal fibers from agave plants, then hand-dye and weave them into these beautiful works of art. The sisal is woven around sweetgrass, a fragrant grass with a subtle sweetness. Each sisal Rwandan basket comes with a string attached to the back so that you can hang it on the wall. In addition to making a beautiful table display, these baskets can also be hung as art. You can combine them with other baskets or works of art to make a feature wall collage.
Amsha works directly with artisans to produce handmade goods in order to create a lasting and positive impact. Amsha uses locally sourced and recycled materials in order to reduce their carbon footprint and to ensure that their social impact extends to their supply chain.