HANDMADE IN UGANDA
This eye-catching home decor piece will capture the attention of every guest and family member!
Designed by Pia Rappaport-Goldman of PILLOWPIA, this gorgeous home accessory will look stunning anywhere in your house. Use as statement accent decor on your shelves or coffee table. Fill with faux or fresh flowers (comes with a glass insert!) to highlight the beautifully dyed raffia. Bundle with other beautiful handwoven vases and place next to accent lamps on your home office desk.
A couple additional vase styling tips: serve chilled white wine in it at your next dinner party or organize your wooden spoons on the countertop. This might just be the most versatile vase you’ve ever purchased!
Made of the highest quality natural fibers in an ethical, fair trade environment. These delicately textured and woven baskets were made by groups of women in intimate communities across Uganda where raffia is wound stitch by stitch around a small sweetgrass bundle. Handwoven by a woman over the course of over a week in remote regions of Uganda.
- Approximately 4.5” D x 8.3” H
- Fair Trade, Nest Seal of Transparency
- Made in Uganda
- Products are made from all natural fibers of raffia, sweetgrass, and banana fibers
- Organic dyes are used to dye the raffia
- Profiled weaver tag is attached to each product
*All products are made by hand with love and vary slightly in color and size.
Made of the highest quality natural fibers in an ethical, fair trade environment. Raffia is wound stitch by stitch around a small sweetgrass bundle. Handwoven by a woman in remote regions of Uganda.
- Made of natural fibers; do not submerge in water.
- If necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe or spot clean.
- Avoid using chemicals or detergents.
Sun and fading
- Due to being all natural fibers, keep dyed products out of direct sunlight for long periods of time to avoid natural fading.
- All natural products with little or no coloring do well in direct sunlight.
Meaning & Purpose
PILLOWPIA is a home accessories shop dedicated to offering easy eclectic pieces in an accessible way. Founder Pia Rappaport-Goldman enjoys unique pieces that embody a global spirit, so designing for KAZI was a perfect match! This product holds significant meaning and purpose. Handmade by an artisan in rural Uganda, over a period of more than a week in her home. The sale of this product means a fair wage and an opportunity to provide for her family where few job opportunities exist. By pairing market access with training and education, KAZI artisans are earning 10x traditional wages and are transforming into well respected business leaders in their communities, helping lead and create a positive future.