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Katakuru Seagrass Storage Basket


This contemporary Katakuru handwoven basket is made by one of over 600 female artisans who earn fair and reliable incomes in the post-conflict area of northeast Tanzania. Katakuru“ means „to pick up“ in Swahili, the national language of Tanzania. For this seagrass storage basket, the threads of upcycled white Gunia grain sacks are intricately woven into the natural grasses of the basket. With it’s simple and modern design, this Katakuru will add style and character to your home.

Our large Katakurus are ideal for storing household items, toys or baby articles and also provide a beautiful option to display your potted plants.

Handmade with love in Tanzania

  • Material: Sweetgrass & upcycled grain sack fibres
  • Size: 25cm Ø 30cm H
  • Days to weave: 5

Care: Carefully spot clean and avoid direct sunlight to prevent colours from fading

Katakuru Seagrass Storage Basket