Room & Board Makenge Baskets

Room & Board Makenge Baskets

It’s wonderful to find home accessories that have a sense of meaning.  These handcrafted baskets from Room & Board are the perfect way to bring culture and heritage home.  Made by women from the Mbunda tribe of Zambia and Angola the sale of each Makenge basket helps these craftswomen gain economic self-sufficiency.

Room & Board Makenge Baskets

Each basket is woven using motifs that tell universal stories.  Colors and patterns are carefully chosen to represent themes of marriage, beauty and family.

Room & Board Makenge Baskets

A set of baskets are perfect for a wall art display.  They also make lovely gifts that are sure to become family heirlooms.

Room & Board Makenge Baskets

Bring a piece of African culture home with these beautiful baskets.  You can also learn more about the amazing craftswomen that make them right here.

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