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Tiny "Wishing Basket"

Tiny "Wishing Basket"

Regular price $18.00 USD
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Intricately handwoven by artisans in Rwanda of natural fiber, this authentic mini version of the "Agaseke" giving basket features a lid with a hanging loop. Perfect for the holidays, it makes a lovely ornament or, true to tradition, a gift basket to fill with something special to wish the recipient strength and good luck.
They are beautiful hostess gifts.

'Agaseke' is a traditional Rwandan Basket and they play an important role in Rwandan culture. These iconic baskets have been woven for everyday use for generations and generations the iconic baskets were originally used to store grains and gifts for important ceremonies. Historically, it was a symbol of harvest time and plentiful food.

  • 3 1/2" Tall and 2" Diameter
  • Crafted in Rwanda
  • Fair Trade
  • sisal fiber
  • Includes lid with hanging loop
  • Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, size may vary slightly
  • Story Card included with purchase

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