Kazi Goods - HANDMADE AFRICAN BASKET from RWANDA
The "OG" basket that started it all.
Classic and timeless - the large sisal bowl was the first basket KAZI started carrying. These versatile woven baskets are the perfect size. Style the statement basket on a shelf for additional organization in your living room, add it to your coffee table for a globally inspired feel, or use it as a serving bowl for your favorite fruit. Or, use the basket as storage for keys and mail on your entryway furniture. Most commonly, we find the loop on the back makes this gorgeous piece of wall art ready to hang.
This will soon become your favorite decorative piece in your home.
- Approximately 12”D x 4” H
- Fair Trade
- Made in Rwanda
- Products are made from all natural fibers of sisal and sweetgrass
- Organic dyes are used to dye the sisal
- Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
- Baskets have a hang loop on the back for wall décor - ready to hang
*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.
Made of the highest quality natural sisal fibers in an ethical, fair trade environment. Sisal is wound stitch by stitch around a small sweet grass bundle. Handwoven by a woman in remote regions of Rwanda.
Discover Kazi Goods: Impact Artistry
At Kazi Goods, craftsmanship and ethics intertwine to create a tapestry of beauty and change. Let's dive into the heartwarming narrative of how Kazi Goods meticulously handcrafts their exceptional wall statement pieces. From sustainable practices to empowerment, this is a story that brings joy, sustainability, and lasting impact to your space.
Empowering Artisans, Transforming Lives
At the core of Kazi Goods is empowerment. Our African artisans nurture fibers right at their homes, fostering self-sufficiency in their craft. This isn't just about materials; it's about creating a brighter future for entire communities. As these artisans flourish, they share their success by providing opportunities for others. This ripple effect of empowerment is what fuels our mission.
From Nature to Elegance: Crafting the Journey
Creating a Kazi Goods piece is a journey of inspiration and skill. Their global design team collaborates closely with African artisans to conceive pieces that seamlessly fit modern homes. The true magic lies in the materials – raffia, elephant grass, and sisal, all harvested responsibly. Natural dyes bring these materials to life in vivid colors, harmonizing nature and creativity.
Artistry in Every Stitch: Weaving the Story
Each Kazi Goods piece is a testament to artistry and unwavering dedication. Artisans, often in groups or at home, embrace a time-honored weaving process. They meticulously shape fibers into patterns that narrate stories and carry forward tradition. The outcome? A piece that's not merely decorative, but deeply meaningful. It's a tribute to craftsmanship, heritage, and the sheer joy of creation.
Beauty, Ethics, Impact: Triple Commitment
Kazi Goods goes beyond aesthetics; it's about values. Their designs seamlessly blend tradition with contemporary aesthetics, bringing beauty to everyday life. Sustainability is the foundation – from responsible materials to clean energy practices. And the impact? It's profound. By ensuring artisans receive fair wages, Kazi empower communities by uplifting lives.