Creative Women

10″ TONGA FRUIT BASKET

$50.00

Creative Women currently works with over 1400 women in 9 countries to uplift female artisans around the globe. Preserving artistic heritage, the fair trade certified home and lifestyle brand believe that women are creative agents for change.

Creative Women uses native natural fibres and AZO free or natural dyes to create luxurious pieces that are ethical and sustainable. Handcrafted with skilful hands and careful attention, each piece has unique qualities in natural texture, softness, and colour that can’t be replicated by machine.

Ethically made, handwoven in Zambia.

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Hand-crafted by Batonga women in rural Zambia, this basket represents generations of artistic heritage passed from mother to daughter. Each piece takes days to make and is meticulously woven from abundant natural fibres like palm leaves, wild twigs and creeping vines. Rich, earthy pigments are added with natural dyes made from bark and leaves.

Use this basket as decorative storage or as a stunning wall accent. Measures 10″ wide x 5 inches tall. This piece is 100% hand-crafted and slight variations in size and design may occur. The plant-based dyes used in this item may have a mild odour that will fade within a few days.

Additional information

Weight .4 kg
Dimensions

25.4cm Diameter

Country of Origin

Zambia

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  • Store Name: Creative Women
  • Vendor: creativewomen
  • Address: 1880 West Mason Avenue
    York, PA 17404
    United States (US)
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Creative Women
80%
The Together Project
15%
Malpa
1%
Jane Goodall Institute Australia
1%
The Simbi Foundation
1%
Eden Reforestation Projects
1%
Plastic Bank
1%

true cost

$50.00 + $1.50 Tree Donation

Your Impact

Problem

Founder Ellen Dorsch visited rehab centres in Ethiopia where women were sewing and embroidering table cloths. There market was a small bazaar and ex-pats living in Addis Ababa as their customers. The opportunity to improve the lives of these women and maintaining a centuries-old art became apparent.

Solution

Founded in 2004, Creative Women respectfully brings artisanal handcrafted pieces to a global market. Creative Women currently works with over 1400 women in 9 countries to uplift female artisans around the globe. Preserving artistic heritage, the fair trade certified home and lifestyle brand believe that women are creative agents for change.