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Woven Vase

Karakorum

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Product Description:

The perfect dried flower vase for the conscientious shopper. With their intricate traditional designs, these handwoven vases are both remarkably durable and stylish. The mix of materials, subtle patterns, and earthy palette add a stunning statement to any room. Both ethical and sustainable – using only natural materials and dyes – these are perfect gift to yourself or others. Please note this vase is for dried flower arrangements or decorative purposes – it cannot hold water!

These grass-woven baskets have been handmade by a group of women in a rural community bordering Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwest Uganda, Africa.

All of the colours that you see in these woven baskets are made naturally using traditional knowledge of herbs. Two different grasses are used, one to give structure and one for the detail.

The result is these amazing and practical vases and baskets that would add style equally to a dressing table, bookshelf or side table.

Beautiful things should belong to beautiful souls.” Muriel Barbery 

These ethnic African vases certainly are beautiful, ethical and perfect for those who appreciate art. So, make sure to buy one (or more!) if you would like something special in your home or a charming gift for your loved ones.

As all baskets are handmade, please expect some differences in sizing and patterns. 

Size
Small vase – 17cm high
Opening at top – 6.5 cms
9cm diameter at base

Mini vase – 12 cm high
Opening at top – 3 cms
5cm diameter at base

Care Instructions:

  • Our baskets are sturdy, strong, and flexible, made to withstand constant use. If properly cared for, your basket will live a long life.

  • Dust your woven basket on a regular basis, wiping with a damp cloth if necessary. No other cleaning should be necessary.

  • Changes in temperature and humidity may cause your basket to expand and contract, which may make securing the lid difficult at times. Be patient and wait for the weather to change or remove from areas with high humidity (like bathrooms).

Shipping Information:

  • UK Royal Mail 2nd Class Shipping (small items): £3.00
  • UK Royal Mail 1st Class Shipping (small items): £3.84
  • UK DPD (large parcels): £6.50
  • Free UK Shipping for all orders from this Brand Partner over £50.00

Brand Partner Bio

Karakorum is an ethical home decor brand that focuses on creating social change one fair trade item at a time. We search the world looking for small scale artisans that create beautiful and unique handmade artisan crafts. 

Based in the small town of Stroud in the Cotswolds, we strive to support traditional crafts, small businesses and fair trade practices.

We believe in the importance of ethical practices and sustainability in all phases of our business, from sourcing, to production, through to sales and packaging.

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