Nini Round Basket Pink & Green

  • £15.00

The extra small handwoven Nini is the sweetest basket to keep the tiniest of treasures safe and makes a wonderful introduction to the art of Kapu. Handcrafted with love by female artisans in Persia using date palm leaves and kertak, chevron and diamond patterns are woven into each basket and a pom pom topped lid adds a playful touch. These little baskets are traditionally used to store sewing supplies, but are also perfect for adding a touch of vibrant decoration to your home.

This joyful collection of baskets radiate the rich spirit of the women of Iran; that of life, passion and tradition. Created in bright, cheerful colours that reflect the emotion of the artisan who created it, every piece offers a window into the world of the ancient Iranian art of Kapu weaving, a craft kept alive by female artisans for thousands of years.

Zan Artefacts is committed to equality and was founded to offer a means of support to women throughout Iran where their rights have been restricted since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. Working with Zan offers the female artisans a sense of freedom, security and financial independence. Zan partner directly with their talented craftswomen and have formed secure relationships with them to ensure that they are paid fairly and safely.

  • Made from Date Palm Leaves and Kertak
  • Approximate dimensions: 6cm x 4cm 
  • Please note variations in form or finish are the result of unique, handcrafted items using the traditional method of Kapu
  • Handmade in Iran