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3.5 inch Sisal Angel Ornament
9 Inch Sisal Angel Ornament
Banana Fiber Santa in a Boat Ornament
Banana Fiber Bike Ornament - Two People
Banana Fiber Nativity Set Round - Kenya
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Esther Kariuki is an independent artisan who, in her area of Kenya, near Kitui, has organized and trained women in her village to use the dried fiber of the banana plant, which would normally be discarded. The banana fiber is first dried, and then a light varnish applied. Once this process is complete craftspeople cut the fiber into thin strips to make several different items, including boxes, Bao Bab trees and mobiles. The varnish on the banana fiber with its many tones of brown resembles textured tortoise shell.
Esther ensures the craftspeople are paid a fair wage for their goods, which has enabled many in her small village to earn a sustainable wage.
Banana Fiber Bike Ornament
Banana Fiber Grasshopper / Cricket
Banana Fiber Spider
Banana Fiber Frog
"they rode right out the door!"
Christine Prois on 10/21/2014 8:06:32 AM
Detailed Comments: I had them on the shelf for 2 hours. Then they were gone! very cute product.
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