Geometric Placemat Orange

£39.00

Product Info

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This geometric placemat is so stunning that you may well be mesmerised by it. It has a spectacular pattern and depth of colour. Fine strands of Lutindze grass were dyed using natural dyes and tightly woven in coils to create this highly decorative yet useful object.

Cook some beautiful food, lay the dishes with this colourful placemat on the table and invite your friends and family for an exotic cuisine party.

Perfect for occasions such as dinner / lunch parties to decorate the dining table, garden table, kitchen table.

ORIGIN: SWAZILAND
MATERIAL: LUTINDZE (GRASS)
MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 35cm diameter with 1cm thickness

 

Story
This item was skillfully handcrafted by talented artisans in Swaziland, in collaboration with Madwa.

Lutindze grass was cut from the hills of Swaziland, dried and woven together to form this beautiful pattern.

Everything was done locally from sourcing the natural material, to dying using natural dyes, to hand-weaving.

Madwa is an ethically conscious company based in Cape Town, working with artisans in Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa. Some of the local groups that Madwa work with involve their wider communities, while others work as a single family.

Madwa believes that trade is the most effective way for sustainable growth in these developing countries but that it is equally important to preserve their unique craft heritages. Madwa is committed to empowering the individuals and communities to achieve economic stability and independence through their craft.

All the products are made using natural and sustainable materials.