Stunning handwoven baskets made from veta vera grass in northern Ghana.
The grass is dried, split, rolled, and dyed, before being woven into this beautiful work of art. This storage basket is great for holding blankets, toys, knitting supplies and other things.
Ghana Floor Basket: approx. 15" wide x 8.5" tall
About the maker
Amsha is a Portland, Oregon based company employing independent artists throughout Africa. Their mission is to empower independent artists by supporting "skills training, market access, fair pay... and a path for economic independence". Founder Laura Walker first stepped on the continent of Africa in 2008. After several trips spent traipsing through Sub-Saharan Africa, a summer in South Africa working in social enterprise, and a deep sense of awe for its diverse people and cultures, she knew she could use business as a tool for social change. With her background in design and business, Laura founded Amsha.