S/4 Coasters, Tan & Black With Storage

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This beautiful set of four Heather coasters, each completely one-of-a-kind.

This set of four coasters was handwoven by a women’s cooperative in Rwanda in the plateau basket style. Each coaster has been woven using locally sourced sisal fibers, raffia grass and natural dyes. 

The complex and meticulous process to create each coaster produces vibrant colors and intricate designs. The artisan crafts each piece by hand, using a needle and thread to wrap hand-dyed strands of sisal around bunches of sweet grass. The result is a tightly coiled, durable coaster that when grouped in a set takes several days to complete.

Our coasters are a modern way to add a little global chic to a coffee table, desk or bar cart. Every purchase directly supports our partner organization in East Africa that provides training and fair wage jobs to promote sustainable and scalable opportunities for their cooperative of women weavers in rural villages.

Using traditional methods, craftswomen in Rwanda weave beautifully dyed sisal fibers and sweet grass to make these stunning, one-of-a-kind coasters, rich in cultural meaning and purpose.

The coasters are packed in sets of 4

Made in Rwanda

Size – each, 3"Dia x 2"H

This is a natural product

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    Arlington, TX
    The African Home Goods is an online fair trade shop founded by Women to Empower Women where customers can purchase beautiful handmade items around the world. We provide design insights, helping our partners to showcase their traditional skills, and cultural techniques to a broader audience. We travel the world looking for unique authentic treasures for your shopping pleasure. We know you will appreciate that all of our products are Handmade of high quality materials, affordable, and unique. Your purchase generates meaningful income for the artisans, improve the quality of life in their communities, health care, and the income can help women to send their children to school, which oftentimes these children will be the first generation to graduate from high school.
    S/4 Coasters, Tan & Black With Storage