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Orange and yellow scallops - Handwoven Decorative Basket - made by Peruvian Amazon artisan

This handwoven basket brings together all the colors of a warm campfire on a fall night. The clever mix of orange, brown, and green fibers is beautifully contrasted by the decorative red bead accents. Several different dyes, including natural plant-based dyes,  are used to color the Chambira palm fibers that it is woven from.

Your purchase of this basket helps support local Peruvian Amazon artisans by providing them fair wages for their unique handcrafts. You will also be helping protect the rivers and trees of the Amazon by giving artisans a way to support their families without damaging the forest.

  • Each basket comes with a tag with the name of the artist who wove it
  • Handwoven baskets make a thoughtful and unique gift for all occasions
  • Several baskets grouped together make a unique gallery wall
  • Many baskets come in various sizes of the same print, so you can choose several of the same color or mix and match.

These baskets were handmade by different artisans so the exact design may vary from the photo shown for this model.