- Height: approximately 4 3/4"
- Diameter: approximately 3 7/8" at top
- Color and Pattern: black/copper swirl
- Country of Origin: South Africa
This beautiful and useful cup-shaped Zulu telephone wire basket combines traditional skills with modern materials. It is approximately 4 3/4" deep by 3 7/8" in diameter at the top, and tapers to 2 1/4" in diameter at the bottom. The size and shape make it perfect for holding pencils or small utensils, or for fitting in the cup holder of a car to stash sunglasses and other small items in. It has a black and copper swirl pattern and is created from from plastic-coated wire accented with bare copper wire.
This basket is a fair trade product from South Africa. If you order it you will receive the precise one seen in the images. Because it is unique, you can only order one.
About the brand: African Creative was founded in 2004 in Cape Town, South Africa by a local musician seeking to link local artisans to global markets. The business is based on fair trade principles, artistic collaboration, and entrepreneurial empowerment. It specializes in high quality bead and wire art. In 2013 African Creative launched The Locked Horn Project to raise funds to combat rhinoceros poaching, and it is a supporter of SANCCOB, a South African non-profit organization that works to conserve marine life.