Bamboo Utensil and Straw Set, Vietnam

This beautiful set is handmade of sustainable bamboo, and comes with an organic cotton carrying case.  Included are 3 straws with a straw cleaner, and a fork, knife and spoon. The wood is gorgeous and the knife even has a serrated edge.  Perfect for lunch out or a picnic, this eco friendly utensil option is the way to go.  And how great to be able to bring your own reusable straws to a restaurant.

Each piece measures approximately 7 3/4" tall.

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

This item is handmade in a fair trade workshop in Vietnam, about 2.5 hours outside of Hanoi. The cooperative focuses on partnering with ethnic minority groupsrural or isolated communitiespeople with disabilities and traditional villagers. By providing these groups with good jobs and access to national and international markets, they bring visibility and dignity to marginalized populations.  In addition to fair wages, the artisans receive training in technical and business skills.  They are paid at least twice the minimum wage in Vietnam.



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