KAZI Burnt Orange Akagera Vase

$78

HANDWOVEN IN UGANDA

Intricately crafted with timeless tradition, this carefully dyed raffia fiber and sweet grass vase makes a stunning statement piece. One or more of these vases, will make a globally conscious and stylistic addition to your home.

Style it on your shelf or kitchen table for a globally inspired look. Fill it with a fresh flowers or bold greenery. Pair it with the victoria vases to create a stunning floral arrangement for your table.


Specifications:
  • Approximately 5” D x 12” H
  • Made in Uganda
  • Product is made from all natural fibers of raffiaand sweet grass
  • Organic dyes are used to dye the raffia
  • Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product

*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.

Made only in an ethical, fair trade environment. Handwoven by a cooperative of women located in Uganda, this one of kind piece takes weeks to complete.


Care Instructions:

Made of natural fibers and grass; do not submerge or wash with water.

If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the vase clean.

Meaning & Purpose:

These delicately textured and handcrafted vases were made by groups of women in intimate communities across Uganda. They use the raffia plant and sweet grass to weave them together.

KAZI was founded to create beautiful products that alleviate poverty across rural Africa. Their products are all made from all natural fibers of sisal and sweet grass with natural dyes that are food safe. KAZI sources local materials native to Africa that are readily available to their artisans.

KAZI reinvests their profits to further expand artisan development through training initiatives — training rural farmers to become artisans and teaching existing craftspeople new techniques and processes to continue to build upon their existing skill sets. Each KAZI product is handmade in Africa. KAZI is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and implements fair trade practices across their organization.

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