Handwoven from the natural materials of Water Hyacinth and Corn Husk this large two-tone Nkomi basket provides excellent storage. The durable basket is super practical to have around your home and can be easily transported using the handy carry handles, perfect to store washing or keep near your sofa to hold cosy blankets.
50cm x 40cm x 40cm – height includes handles approx 10cm
Handmade in Vietnam
Water Hyacinth & Corn Husk Leaf
Water Hyacinth is an invasive aquatic plant that grows in Vietnam, it needs cultivating to curb its growth making it a great raw material to create products from. Corn Husk Leaf makes use of the outer layer of corn that would otherwise be discarded.
Nkuku adhere to the standard globally recognised 10 Principles of Fair Trade and work on building a strong relationship with their suppliers, who they see more as partners. They work with independent businesses, social projects and co-operative who are at the start of their fair trade process and invest in these artisans to help them achieve this. Nkuku believe the handmade nature of their products is what sets them apart, valuing the skills needed to create these individually crafted pieces and working with natural, recycled and reclaimed materials with a focus on sustainable methods of production.
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Nkuku products are deeply rooted and inspired by the works of skilled artisans in Africa and India. The company seeks to promote and develop the traditional skills of these artisans, and bring their products to the UK market, whilst paying the workers a fair price. Nkuku is a company built on the principles of fair trade and equal opportunity, supporting fair trade and local community initiatives.
Nkuku endeavour to be environmentally responsible, using recycled and natural materials, through a hand made process. Nkuku specialise in contemporary designs made using age old techniques, ensuring each product is truly exceptional.
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