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  • Woven Yellow & Black Placemat

Woven Yellow & Black Placemat

Karakorum

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Product Description:

A beautiful decorative placemat or unique addition to your wall. Sustainable and ethically hand woven, these placemats are both remarkably durable and stylish.

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

All of the colours that you see in these 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 placemats, baskets and pots that would add style equally to a table, bookshelf or wall.

Beautiful things should belong to beautiful souls.” Muriel Barbery 

These ethnic African placemats 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 woven goods are handmade, that’s what makes them special. So please expect some small differences in sizing and patterns. 

Size
30 cms diameter

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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