Out of stock $ 40.00
This stunning basket is designed and handcrafted by Mayan women in a fair trade cooperative in Guatemala. It is intricately woven of pajon, a native wild grass, pine needles and accented with colorful raffia ribbon. This round, shallow basket features a gorgeous pinwheel design. Sturdy and extremely well-made, it can be used to hold your treasures or displayed to show off its beautiful interior. And it brings the fresh smell of natural grasses into your home.
Wild grass, pine needles.
Approximately 8" wide, 4.5" wide at base, and 2 3/4" high.
ABOUT THE ARTISANS
The women who handcraft our pine needle baskets go out together, often to quite distant places, to collect the longest pine needles they can find and then stitch them together with raffia and native grasses. Working with fair trade, the women earn regular income, allowing them to feed their families, send their children to school and harbor hopes for a better future.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an impassioned, dignified Supreme Court Justice. This ornament is beautifully hand felted by women artisans in a fair trade cooperative in Kyrgyzstan....
Maya Angelou was a passionate American poet, author, singer and civil rights activist. This figurine is beautifully hand felted by women artisans in a fair trade...
Susan B. Anthony, an American women's rights activist, played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. This figurine is beautifully hand felted by women...