SISAL SISTERS Bread basket twinset, grey


Beautiful rustic sisal basket set, which reflects skillfull handicraft. Practical in the kitchen for bread or dry onions, in the hall for all those small things, in the bathroom for combs and hair bands... Who would not need some extra storage at home or in an office?


Measurements: basket 1 diameter 24 cm, height 7,5 cm; basket 2 diameter 20 cm, height 6,5 cm.

OBS! each item is unique and therefore the sizes may vary.


Product background

Kikoi sisal products are handmade by 2 groups of women in Kenya. Kamba-tribe's women in Ukambani village in Kenya make different sisal baskets by hand. They call themselves Sisal Sisters and they support their own families and many orphans and poor children as well in their village. By buying this item you make it possible for these women to preserve their traditional handicraft skills and you also support female entrepreneurship.

The long sisal fiber is extracted from the outer leaves of the sisal plant (species of Agave) by hand. This is done by crushing and beating the leaves with blunt knives so that only fibres remain. No chemical fertilizers are used in the sisal farms. No hard-metals are used in the dyeing process of Kikoi sisal baskets to ensure that the production of our colorful baskets doesn’t harm the Kenyan nature.

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