Fair Trade African Baskets are some of the most unique handcrafted items and have always been one of the trademark handcrafted items that represented the talents of the African artisans. There is a wide selection of colorful fair trade African Baskets that can be used as home décor items.
The beauty of the fair trade African Baskets offers a wide variety of decorator items from which to select. Whether going with the vibrant orange, gold and pink blends trimmed in black, or the subtle colors of earth colored mudcloth, all of the fair trade African Baskets is beautiful and well made by African artisans. For centuries basket weaving has been an art form and remains so today in all regions of Africa.
One of the prettiest of the fair trade African Baskets is the Iringa Basket. The Tanzania hand woven African Basket was feature in Vogue Living and is actually quite a fashionable home décor accessory. Made of Milulu grass and natural die with hues of rust, the basket is approximately 10″ tall and 10″ in diameter. The retail price for the fair trade African Basket is $28.00.
Another excellent choice for home décor from the collection of fair trade African Baskets is the Hand-woven Kenyan Sisal Storage Bucket. Made by a collective of women weavers called the Isolo Weavers this beautiful handcrafted fair trade African Basket is available in bone and natural dye colors. The retail price for the 10″ x 10″ unique piece is $24.00.
If looking for a serving piece among the wide collection of fair trade African Baskets, the Hand Woven African Basket Tray is an excellent choice. This is truly a beautiful hand woven tray displaying rich colors such as rush, black, and natural. Made by rural Kenyan women this is a perfect gift item to give to someone or to oneself. The dimensions of the fine hand woven fair trade African Basket is 15″ long x 10″ wide x 3.5″ tall. The retail price for the Hand Woven African Basket Tray is $36.00.
A truly exquisite piece among the wide array of fair trade African Baskets is the Samburu and Rendille Camel Milking Baskets. Hand woven of palm leaves by the Samburu and Rendille women, the tightly coiled and woven baskets are created to be watertight. These baskets are used to store milk and to export to the market. Available in small, medium or large, the retail price for the beautiful Samburu and Rendille Camel Milking Baskets range in price from $44.00 up to $68.00.
All of the fair trade African Baskets reviewed are made with all natural sources and under fair trade conditions. For more information on the abovementioned fair trade African Baskets visit the Web site for Swahili Imports.