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How To Design Your Walls With Kenyan Woven Baskets

To make your home unique, you should use exotic interior and exterior design ideas. For instance, you can decorate your walls with the Kenyan sisal baskets. These are simple-looking baskets that are used for storage, planting flowers, winnowing and ethnic home decorations. As these are natural and beautiful, they are easy to match with other African baskets from Zambia, Uganda, Botswana and Rwanda among others. Kenyan baskets are several and different in terms of sizes, shapes, raw materials, colors and uses. Some of these are plates made of wicker while others are made from pure sisal. As they are strong African wall baskets, you can drive an invisible screw via their middles and use it to hang them on the...

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The easiest Way to Create A Basket Wall in Your House

Even if you have the most attractive home, some of its rooms might be plain boring. Such rooms are in dire need of a proper makeover to go together with the rest of the home. If you have a wall you simply don’t admire, it is time to revamp it with African baskets. Interior designers are so in love with these accessories and you should as well. What are African wall baskets? These are simple woven baskets that were traditionally used for carrying sorghum and maize from the fields and for winnowing. Totally customary Tonga baskets are a good example and they feature an assortment of patterns: spider web, stripes, swirls and lighting pattern among others. These distinctive bowls have...

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How to Hang Your Tonga and Other African Baskets on Any Wall

The African Tonga baskets are exceptionally beautiful and chic. Designed with hands only by the artistic female weavers of Zambia, these African baskets are good for wall decoration. They can suit any wall of your house and go well with any other type of African bowls. As they are made of natural palm tree leaves and decorated with vegetable dyes, these baskets are totally natural. They can be great when you want your home to look more natural and stunning.  Once you purchase your African wall baskets, the next challenge you might face is how to hang them attractively on your walls.  The rest of this article gives you ideas on how to effectively hang different baskets on your walls....

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Describing the Hand-woven Tonga Baskets from Zambia

If you are a home interior designer who adores African art, then you should learn more about Tonga baskets. These are traditional accessories designed by the Tonga people. They live in the South of Zambia and their main income-generating activities are basket weaving and subsistence farming. During the morning hours, the Tonga people work in their gardens and start weaving in the afternoons when the weather is so hot. Living in a dry and barren area, these people depend more on the earnings they get from their basket weaving art. These African baskets are rustically woven in huge numbers by the local women. They are then sold abroad so as to benefit the weavers who receive a portion of the...

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What Are Tonga Baskets And Where Are They From?

Have you ever seen a Tonga basket? Could this be the first time you are hearing about it? Tonga baskets are superior quality, hand-woven baskets that are sourced from Africa. They come from the Southern Province of Zambia and are designed by the Tonga women who are known for their excellent basket weaving skill. Boasting extremely distinctive arty designs, these African baskets have a firm square base.   About basket construction Tonga baskets are constructed from the ilala palm. This palm is known as mapokwe in Tonga language. It is a naturally growing palm that is harvested and used to make these lovely baskets. As their basket weaving art has received global recognition, the Tonga women have to produce as...

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