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We have created these sets of a variety of crafts and basketry from the islands we work with. Each piece has been chosen carefully to stack into our boxes so that we can send these to you with as little shipping cost as possible. These make wonderful gifts throughout the year.
All of the natural materials are carefully selected for age so they will not decay, the maker uses techniques handed down to her from her grandmothers and motifs are inspired by nature and the natural dyes come from local gardens. All of these items continue to have traditional use in the community.
Kerogo picnic basket Basketry with lontar palm (Borassus flabellifer), natural dyes.
Made in Sabu, 2019.
21 x 17 cm / 8.5 x 6.5 in
Takin seed basket
Basketry with bamboo and a local grass called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. This basket is skillfully woven with a motif ahi besumping which refers to a jumping squirrel.
Made in Kalimantan, 2019
22 x 19 cm / 8.5 x 7.5 in
Napkin and Placemat Set for four
Reversible set of placemats and napkins dyed by the Threads of Life natural dye studio. Linen, indigo (Strobilanthes cusia) rust (Ceriops tegal), with plant mordant Symplocos.
Made in Bali, 2019.
4 napkins rust 45 x 45 cm / 17.5 x 17.5 in
4 reversible rust and indigo placemats 45 x 33 cm / 17.5 x 13 in
All above items including shipping