This basket is handwoven with fibers from the Chambira palms in Peru. They have been colored with vivid yellow and red dyes, edged with brown and accented with natural cream-colored beads.
Your purchase of this basket helps support local Peruvian Amazon artisans by providing them fair wages for their unique handcrafts. You will also be helping protect the rivers and trees of the Amazon by giving artisans a way to support their families without damaging the forest.
Place this decorative handmade basket on a table to hold keys or coins or hang it on a wall with the convenient loop on the back. You can mix and match several baskets to hang as a stunning accent wall.
This basket was made by a campesino artisan from the association Manos Amazonicas (Amazon Hands) in the village of Chino on the Tahuayo River. Each basket comes with a tag listing the name of the artisan who made it. These baskets were handmade by different artisans so the exact design may vary from the photo shown for this model.