Hand Made Natural Fiber Basket, "Ixchel"
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Woven by hand, this basket is designed by Alida Cruz. She works with natural maguey fibers to create a circular basket. Colorful circlets adorn the piece; these feature cotton threads crocheted by hand over recycled soda pop-tops.
- 0.60 kgs
- 1.3 lbs
- 15 cm H x 30 cm Diam.
- 6" H x 11.75" Diam.
- Maguey fibers, brass
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Eco-Positive: crafted with sustainably harvested materials, protecting the environment and its resources
- Promotes recycling and reduces waste
- Free Gift Wrap? No
- Premium Gift Wrap? No
- Made in Guatemala.
- Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Alida Cruz has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $150.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
I love and collect baskets and this has become my all-time favorite. the craftsmanship is wonderful - so much talent and passion is easy to see. I read Alida's story which led me to order this and a bag - I will be ordering more of her amazing pieces.
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