This striking Zulu telephone wire basket combines art and utility. Hand-woven from telephone wire, it is a beautiful work of art that also stands up to daily use. It is approximately 3" deep by 8" in diameter, and has a peach, wheat, coffee, olive and cream swirl pattern with copper accents. This beautiful wire bowl was handmade in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It can be cleaned as needed in warm, soapy water.
About the brand: African Creative was founded in 2004 in Cape Town, South Africa by a local musician seeking to link local artisans to global markets. The business is based on fair trade principles, artistic collaboration, and entrepreneurial empowerment. It specializes in high quality bead and wire art. In 2013 African Creative launched The Locked Horn Project to raise funds to combat rhinoceros poaching, and it is a supporter of SANCCOB, a South African non-profit organization that works to conserve marine life.