Constellation Bowls- Tea & Black: $44.00

These Constellation bowls come in medium and small.

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size

Product Weight: 1.5 lbs

Product Style Number: WB/3TB/M/3-40

at a glance

  • Our hand woven bowls are crafted from natural sisal fibers threaded over a core of locally-gathered forest grasses.

  • Buy an individual bowl, or save $10 with the purchase of a pair (medium, and small) for only $56!

  • Each bowl also has a loop on the back for hanging- the bowls make a beautiful wall decoration.

  • Each bowl comes with a tag containing a bit of information on the artisan group that made it. (Check out their feature pages below!)

  • Medium size: 12 inches across.

  • Small size: 7 inches across.


a closer look

All of our woven bowls are created from dyed natural sisal fibers woven over a core of forest grasses.  The weavers begin in the middle of the bowl, carefully threading the sisal around and around to create this beautiful design.  The tea color is created when the naturally-white sisal fibers are steeped in Rwandan-grown tea leaves! 


Imagine the medium bowl on your dining room table filled with warm bread or fruit for guests.  The small bowl is a beautiful way to hold jewelry or keys, or to fill with small treats as a gift basket.  Each bowl has a loop on the back for hanging. These woven bowls can be purchased individually, or as a pair (small & medium) for a savings of $10!

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made by:

Abizeranye Association

  • Abizeranye means People Who Trust One Another Association.

  • Abizeranye’s artistic specialty is weaving bowls, baskets, and earrings.

  • The group welcomes new members, as long they have weaving skills or are willing to work hard to learn the craft.

  • There are about 17 members of the Abizerane Association, all women.

  • The women of Abizeranye have future goals of connecting with a large sustainable market, and of beginning a project cultivating mushrooms .

  • Abizeranye’s weavers spend about one full day weaving a small bowl, and 2-3 days on a larger bowl.

 

made in:

Muhanga District

  • Population – 307,501
  • Size of District – 648 km2, or 250 miles2
  • Main work – Agriculture (coffee, cassava, vegetables and cereals)
  • Official District Website: www.muhanga.gov.rw