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Top 3 African Handicrafts That Will Shed Tears of Pride

There is a lot of talk about sustainability and ethical shopping these days, and for good reason. The way we consume affects not only the environment but also the people who make the products we buy. This is why supporting African artisans by shopping for handcrafted items is such a great idea. Not only are you getting a one-of-a-kind product, but you are also helping to preserve traditional craftsmanship. In this article, we will showcase five of the best African handcrafted products that will make you proud to be an ethical shopper! African Handcrafts 1. African Wall Baskets - The oldest known baskets were discovered in Faiyum in upper Egypt and have been carbon dated to between 10,000 and 12,000 years old,...

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Tonga Baskets of Zimbabwe

Tonga baskets are woven by the women of Zambia's Southern Province, who are well-known for their basket weaving skills. The baskets have a unique look owing to their square bottom and geometric shape that is unlike other traditional African Baskets.

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Beautiful Binga Baskets of Zimbabwe

Binga is a basket-making settlement in the far northern Binga region, home to the displaced baTonga people. The art and design industry has discovered a global market for Tonga baskets, providing much-needed revenue. The weavers' cultural values are represented by the variety of baskets with designs inspired by nature.

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