Vintage Maselo baskets are testament to the weaving skills of the people of Zambia. Read the story..
Each woman will decorate her baskets according to her own taste and tradition. It takes several weeks to make each of these very unique baskets. Sometimes they re-use plastic strips to create the colour patterns you see and is commonly used as a way to repair old baskets too. A great way to help Mother Earth recycling plastics too...
Old damaged baskets clearly shows years of service and has been repaired by reinforcing the sides with cloth strips.
Admire the beauty of unknown products, created and designed with respect.