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African Zulu Telephone Wire Basket #6

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  • Height: Approximately 1"
  • Diameter: Approximately 8"
  • Color and Pattern:Blue and Green Swirl
  • Country of Origin: South Africa

This shallow Zulu telephone wire basket combines traditional Zulu basket weaving skills with modern materials. Achieving the incredibly tight weave requires great skill along with hand and forearm strength. This basket combines blue and green wires to form a striking swirl pattern. It is approximately 1 inch deep and 8 inches in diameter with rigid walls. This beautiful basket is a fair trade product from South Africa, and is equally striking hanging on a wall or sitting on a kitchen counter. Use warm, soapy water to clean.

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.