Hand Woven Napkin Rings: $18.50
Summertime napkin rings- teal green, yellow, & natural.
Product Weight: 0.04 lbs
Product Style Number: HM/9CT/M/2
at a glance
- The artisans use the weaving technique traditionally used for baskets to create these unique rings.
- The napkin rings are available in 8 color combinations: teal, yellow, & natural (white); cranberry & tea; tea & cranberry; cranberry & natural; tea & natural; dark tea & light tea; tea & natural zig-zag (love this one!); and China blue & natural.
- We love the teal stripes for summer and the cranberry varieties for autumn.
- Try complimentary color sets to add interest to your table!.
- The tea color is created when the naturally-white fibers are steeped in Rwandan tea.
- Each napkin ring is woven from natural, locally-grown sisal fibers.
- Please note that because the woven fibers are hand-dyed, color shades may vary.
- Napkin rings are sold in sets of four.
- The napkin rings measure 1.2 inches each.
- Napkins not included.
a closer look
Our hand-woven napkin rings will add simple elegance to your table, whether you are laying out a classy picnic, serving an intimate brunch or hosting Thanksgiving dinner. Make a subtle statement for hope, justice and beauty- your napkin rings are a great conversation piece and the perfect opportunity to share the story of the women who wove them. With the income from one set of napkin rings, an artisan can buy a new hoe for farming, shoes for her toddler, or even a chicken for producing eggs. We invite you to meet the 3 groups of weavers below!
Each napkin ring is woven from natural sisal fibers that have been locally-grown and prepared by hand. Choose from one of eight color combinations to match your home decor. With the purchase of 2 sets, shipping is free!
AVEKI Widows’ Association
- AVEKI Twisungane means Let’s Be Together Widows’ Association
- About eleven widows comprise AVEKI Association.
- AVEKI’s purpose is to fight against poverty and to develop their families without having to always have to ask for financial help from others.
- AVEKI’s artistic specialty is weaving from natural sisal fibers.
- AVEKI works 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