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Woven Travels in Ghana

“We do not know each other like we know our family or friends, but we are connected by a thread that their ancestors have woven, beginning hundreds of years ago and travelling right through to the present day." Back in December last year, Holly and Camilla took their first trip to Ghana to meet with some of the weaving cooperatives that The Basket Room has partnered with since 2015. Read about their adventure, experiences and memories.
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Cultural Connections - The Basket Room travels to Kenya

The Basket Room Weaving Cooperatives Kenya

When we launched The Basket Room seven months ago, we set off on a journey that held mystery, adventure and hard work in store. A journey with roots going back to 2007, when Camilla and Holly met at Art College studying Fashion. As our paths crossed again six years later, The Basket Room was organically born out of a combined passion for ethical design, handicrafts and culture. Now, we are about to embark on one of our most challenging and exciting chapters so far: we are traveling to Kenya to meet, work and stay with the weaving co-operatives.

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