Aurora / 2 Sizes/ Hand woven Basket

$ 49.99

This beautiful basket is named "aurora," the Spanish word for dawn, for the first light of sunrise when Mayan women rise to prepare tortillas for their families. 

  • Wild grass, pine needles, raffia, and cotton yarn
  • Small: 5" diameter x 2.25" high
  • Large: 9" diameter x 3" high

The Small Aurora Basket is the perfect container for treasures or a decorative accent for your desk or table. Mayan Hands artisans created this basket with sustainably harvested native grass and fragrant pine needles with colorful yarn accents.

              Handcrafted pine needle baskets from sustainably sourced longleaf pine needles and pajón, a native wild grass found in Guatemala. Heirloom-quality baskets with expertly woven, color coordinated fine stitches for beautiful, display worthy baskets.

              Fair Trade
              Pine needles and raffia
              Made in Guatemala by Mayan artisans
              We source directly with a non profit organization that supplies fair trade items directly from female artisans living in the Guatemalan highlands. The artisans use techniques passed down through generations to hand craft the baskets. Fair, direct wages from the baskets enable them to continue to improve their local economy and personal futures.

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