Beige Musave Wood Cooking Set from Rwanda.
Wooden spoons are hand carved from a light beige colored Musave wood. Musave wood is from the Musave tree, a tree that locally grows in Rwanda. Musave trees regrow after they are cut and are a sustainable source for production.
This is a set of four hand-carved wooden cooking spoons. Set includes one round spoon, one round slotted spoon, one turner, and one narrow paddle spoon.
Ceramic Elephant Eye Glasses Holder from Peru.
A cute elephant sculpture that works as a functional eye glass holder. Add to your office desk to display glasses or a kids room to bring animal theme decor. This elephant showcases the modern pottery by artisans in Peru.
Set of Acacia Wood Small Plates from Philippines.
Acacia wood is a type of wood derived from acacia trees and shrubs that predominantly grow in Asia and Australia. The wood for this product is sourced sustainably.
This is a set of two hand carved acacia wood small plates. These plates are suitable for eating appetizers and desserts. Plate has an oval shape and a natural tone of acacia wood. The plates are hand carved and sanded for a smooth finish.
Indigo cotton napkins are made by a traditional technique called resist handblock printing or Dabu printing. In resist handblock printing, cloth is printed with a mixture of mud, tree gum, wheat powder and lime, and sprinkled with saw dust. The cloth is then dried and dyed indigo. The cloth absorbs the indigo dye except where the fabric is printed with the mud mixture. When the mud is washed, it reveals the indigo dyed fabric showcasing the mud pattern with fabric's natural color.
Pot baskets are exclusively woven in the Bolgatanga region in Northern Ghana. They are made from elephant grass, a tropical grass that grows in the African grasslands. Elephant grass is dyed, dried, twined and woven into a basket. Grass straws are carefully selected by the weaver before weaving. It takes 3 days to weave a pot basket. Due to the handcrafted nature, each basket of the same style may vary by a few inches.
Set of Colorful Trivets from Uganda
Trivets are made using natural and locally available materials such as banana leaf stalks and raffia fibers. Natural and dyed raffia fibers are hand wrapped around dried banana stalks to form a pipe like structure. This pipe is then coiled to create a trivet.
Kaisa Grass Baskets from Bangladesh
Kaisa is a sturdy wild grass that grows along the riverbanks in Bangladesh. When kaisa grass is dried, it changes color from natural light green to tan. The dried kaisa grass is woven to make baskets.