Woven Grass Bread basket

Freshly-baked rolls, sweets or fruit will look so much tastier in these cheerful bread baskets!

You could just store bread and rolls in our vibrant woven baskets, though why not also try them for fruit, nuts and fairtrade chocolates? Your kitchen and dining room will look really cheerful with these beauties.

These expertly-woven baskets are made from sustainable and hard-wearing Lunditzi grass and dyed in non-toxic, contemporary colours.

They’re made by Gone Rural, a fairtrade company that empowers women in Eswatini’s most remote areas.

All Lunditzi grass products are waterproof and stain-resistant.

So what would you store in your woven basket?

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Woven Grass Bread basket

Description

Ethical and beautiful storage solutions for your home

Each basket in our collection has been crafted by women basket weavers in the mountain kingdom of Eswatini, so you can be sure of their exceptional quality. And as they’re handmade, no two baskets will be exactly the same.

“Looking at beautiful things is what makes me the happiest.” Ali MacGraw

Our Woven Grass Bread Baskets certainly have been created lovingly. If you appreciate beautiful simplicity, they’re perfect for you. The baskets also make lovely housewarming gifts (ideally filled with some home-baked goodies)!

Sizes

Medium: approx. 18cm (diameter)
Large: approx. 25cm (diameter)

User Guidance

To enjoy your basket for many years to come, please ensure you:

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Wipe them with a slightly damp cloth to clean them.

Don’t machine wash (this would ruin your basket’s shape).

sun symbolDon’t leave in direct sunlight (this preserves the beautiful colours for longer).

How the baskets are made

Lunditzi grass is harvested sustainably every year from the Eswatini mountains. The long grass is then dyed in a variety of non-toxic colours and expertly woven, using traditional Swazi plaiting techniques.

Additional information

Colour

White Trim, Orange Trim, Red Trim, Black Trim, Teal Trim, Mustard-Trim, Blush-Trim, Indigo

Size

Medium, Large

Our Artisans

About Gone Rural

Gone Rural weaves together communities in Eswatini, empowering women, supporting children and bringing hope by creating sustainable employment, entrepreneurship, healthcare and education. 

Read more about Gone Rural here.

How your purchase can make a difference

Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) is one of the poorest countries in the world. Over 40% of its population live on less than US$ 1.25 per day. Because of unfavourable climate conditions and low agricultural productivity, poverty is widespread.

Fair-trade benefits to communities

Your purchase will help support Gone Rural’s boMake (translation: “women”), a dedicated not-for-profit organisation that supports communities in which their female artisans live.

boMake was founded by Gone Rural in 2006 and focuses on training, health and education, as well as women’s empowerment.

Delivery

Eco-friendly packaging                            

We only use recycled or non-plastic packaging, so your purchase will be better for the planet, too!

Delivery speed 

Once you place your order, we will dispatch your candle within 2-3 working days. (Please note there may be delays during Covid.) 

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