Black Huye Basin

SKU: UL.10002

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This basket and its design is part of the deep rooted traditions of the Rwandan culture, as they were used to hold the reaping the harvest. Made of split bamboo and soft papyrus, these Huye basins hold themselves with elegance and local charm. Handmade by artisans in the village of Huye in Rwanda, they will bring a cultural and natural element to your home decor. 

Our Huye basin can be used as shelf decoration, a stylish storage solution, or as a set to display together in different rooms of your home.


  • Approximately 6” D x 10” H
  • Made in Rwanda
  • Product is made from all natural fibers of bamboo and papyrus
  • Organic dyes are used to dye the papyrus
  • Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product

*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size. 

Made only in an ethical, fair trade environment. Handwoven by a cooperative of women located in Rwanda, this one of a kind piece takes weeks to complete. 

Care Instructions: 

Made of natural fibers of grass; do not submerge or wash with water. 

If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the vase clean. 

Meaning & Purpose: 

These delicately textured and handcrafted basins were made by groups of women in the village of Huye in Rwanda. They use papyrus and bamboo to weave them together.