Pine Needle Basket
Pine Needle Basket
Pine Needle Basket
Pine Needle Basket

Pine Needle Basket

$ 14.00

Sale   $14

This fair trade woven basket is striking and well made.  It is just right size to serve as a catch all basket for keys and mail, or can also be used for a small bundle of fruit.  It has an intricate pinwheel design using natural and green dye.

Made by skilled artisans in Guatemala at a fair trade coop.

Sale items are not redeemable with a Fair+Simple card. 

  •  Dimensions  

    Approximately 8.5" in diameter | 2" high

  •  Material  

    Long pine needles, raffia, and native Guatemalan grasses

  •  Impact  

    Mayan Hands is a non-profit group established in 1989 that partners directly with skilled weavers in Guatemala. They are members of the Fair Trade Federation.  The Mayan women create intricate, woven textiles on traditional wooden looms.  Mayan Hands establishes a rotating board of directs and a leader in each artisan group.  They work to provide Mayan women with a steady job including fair wages, development training, education scholarships and school supplies for their children, and vision and healthcare assistance.  For a brief video from Mayan Hands on weaving, click here