Classic Baskets

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The classic collection of baskets, consists of neatly handwoven baskets out of local mulaza palm leaves. Baskets come in various sizes and are dyed with natural dyes, made with indigenous recipes. All cylinders and washing baskets come with a mahogany handle.

colour: natural

material: natural palm leaves, natural dyes and a mahogany handle finished with wax

dimensions: Small: 35cm diameter x 38cm tall 

                       Medium: 40cm diameter x 45cm tall 

                       Large: 45cm diameter x 55cm tall 

People of the Sun is an award wining social enterprise - Working with the best artisans in Malawi - Producing unique, design-led home accessories and furnitures.

Malawi’s artisans have a centuries-old craft tradition using natural resources and generations of indigenous knowledge. Unfortunately these time honored cultural traditions, embedded in craftsmanship, are in danger of being lost and artisans are too often underserved as part of the informal economy.

People of the Sun is committed to reviving these techniques, through business innovation and a shift in consumer perception surrounding the value of handcraft, through Design. People of the Sun has developed a Circular Value Chain, generating social and economic opportunity for artisans at the bottom of the supply chain, while providing the market with highly desired home decor and furniture.

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