The Studio - NY
All Across Africa helps women from war-torn countries support their families by crafting traditional goods. This special collection includes all-new designs plus best-selling pieces—each one as brilliant as the company’s mission.
Seen first at One Kings Lane: Handwoven of straw with leather detailing, this traditional hat represents the culture and people of Ghana. Its intricate weave, mixed materials, and pops of color make this a standout piece.
Using traditional methods, craftswomen in Rwanda weave beautifully dyed sisal fibers and sweetgrass to make this stunning one-of-a-kind basket, rich in cultural meaning and purpose. The design of the basket recalls Rwanda's beautiful mountainous terrain, where vegetation and vibrant wildlife thrive in equal measure. The basket's versatile size and beautiful colors make it ideal for use as a fruit bowl, centerpiece, or even a wall hanging.
Using traditional methods, craftswomen in East Africa weave beautifully dyed sisal fibers and sweet grass to make this stunning, one-of-a-kind basket, rich in cultural meaning and purpose. The design depicts the radiant light of morning, as seen through the hills of Rwanda and Uganda. The basket's versatile size and beautiful colors make it ideal for use as a fruit bowl, centerpiece, or even a wall hanging.
This handwoven basket is the signature vessel of Rwanda, the “friendship” basket. It holds such important meaning in Rwanda’s culture that it’s featured on the national emblem. A symbol of generosity, gratitude, and compassion, these baskets are stuffed full of fresh and dried foods and given to friends, family members, or hosts at significant life events such as weddings, births, and graduations. This basket is woven by local artisans in the Huye District of Southern Rwanda using bamboo and papyrus.
Handmade in Bolgatanga, Ghana using elephant grass and natural dyes, these neutral-hued fans are equally perfect for a hot summer day or mounted to the wall for a worldly display.