BARAFU: Handwoven Beaded Snowflake Decoration

£ 15.00
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Description

A Christmas tree decoration for the very top! This beadwork snowflake tree decoration was made in Mombasa, Kenya and features a gold beaded centre and a twine loop for hanging. Choose one for your tree, or a whole flurry of snowflakes…

The Maasai tribe are world famous for their intricate beadwork, and most Maasai women learn and practice the craft of beadwork.

Women from five artisan groups have produced these beaded Christmas decorations for The Basket Room, living in settlements on the outskirts of Mombasa. In purchasing one of these decorations, you help us bring more creative work to these talented women, enabling communities to make a reliable income whilst keeping an age-old craft alive. Make this Christmas a sustainable one, knowing that your purchase supports Maasai women’s crafts in Kenya.

 

Material: Wool and glass beads

Dimensions: 8cm Dia

Please note, as this is a handmade product, dimensions & colour may vary from those shown in the photographs.

HANDMADE IN KENYA