This is a gorgeous neutral colored basket with a fantastic contrast between the charcoal black fibers and the natural cream-colored fibers. Several different dyes, including natural plant-based dyes, are used to color the Chambira palm fibers that it is woven from.
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 mail or knick-knacks or hang one or more on a wall to show off their unique designs.
Our baskets are woven by Peruvian Amazon artisans from natural chambira palm fiber. They come in a wide range of stunning patterns and colors fashioned from both natural plant and other vibrant dyes and are adorned with seed and wooden beads. ]
This basket was made by a campesino artisan from the association Manos Amazonicas (Amazon Hands) in the village of Chino on the Tahuayo River.