Large Aurora Tonga Basket
This striking 18 inch basket comes from an area of Zambia renowned for its distinctive weaving style and skill. Palm leaves are dried in the sun and then colored with natural dyes to achieve a rich dark brown hue. Use this basket to decorate your walls or as an eye-catching tabletop centerpiece. Each basket is slightly unique and takes days to make.
- Measures 18" round
About the Brand
Creative Women is a fair trade home + lifestyle brand. They are long-term partners with talented artisans in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tunisia, Morocco, Burundi, Zambia and India who work in women-led small businesses. By developing healthy, sustainable, and profitable partnerships, they are able to bring artisanal handcrafted pieces to a global market.
Their partnered artisans create beautifully unique natural fiber hand-spun and hand woven textiles and baskets. Employing a longstanding and rich traditional art form, our artisans spin and weave 100% locally grown environmentally friendly high quality fibers. Handcrafted with skillful hands and careful attention, each piece has unique qualities in natural texture, softness, and color.
Creative Women is a fair trade certified company [Fair Trade Federation] committed to providing high quality jobs for our suppliers. By creating a sustainable niche for these artisans, Creative Women helps to ensure their craft supports the health, education, and economic stability of their families. Creative Women believe that conscious consumerism — in which the act of buying is also one of giving — is a powerful way to effect change.