kafia bag

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These gorgeous raffia bags are hand woven in madagascar using traditional crochet & weaving methods. The craftswomen who create them are paid a sustainable income for their beautiful handiwork. Raffia is a sustainably harvested plant fibre from the native madagascan raffia tree. The palms grow in tropical rainforest & need to be harvested regularly to allow other plants & animals to thrive. The palm has a short trunk & leaves that grow up to 18 metres long. Once treated the fibre is soft, pliable, strong & biodegradable.

Natural & tea dyed raffia. Internal cotton pocket & magnet closure.

 

Dimensions 43 x 11 x 48 cm