Bulawayo Garlic Gourd
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The unique organic shape of the Bulawayo Garlic Gourd is a showstopper in any setting. Hand woven by Zulu women in remote rural areas of South Africa, this Fair Trade vessel will not only look ridiculously good in your home but comes with a great story & supports the fantastic cause of creating greater independence & empowerment of women.
Handcrafted - Each Bulawayo Garlic Gourd is carefully handwoven by an artisan Zulu women in Africa using ancient methods.
People Loving - By purchasing a Fair Trade Bulawayo Garlic Gourd you are supporting Zulu women being paid a fair price for their craft, as they are very often the breadwinner for the extended family.
Locally Made - The Uniqwa artisans are based in remote rural areas of South Africa. By buying a Bulawayo Garlic Gourd, you are helping to nurture South African small business & support artisans in your community do what they love.
Material: Hand woven Ilala Palm.
Note: Templates or moulds are not used so each gourd is unique. The handcrafted element is evident & celebrated & no two gourds are alike.
Large Size: Roughly 50cm diameter x 50cm high
Extra Large Size: Roughly 70cm diameter x 70cm high
Note: Distributed in Australia by Uniqwa.
Country of Origin: South Africa.
As the name infers Uniqwa is all about uniqueness with a difference. Inspired by the boldness of nature, Uniqwa supplies furniture with an African flavour that will confidently complement any contemporary space. Made from recycled & plantation woods, Uniqwa not only mimics nature with its earthy designs, it respects it.
Although they may be based on the Gold Coast, all of Uniqwa’s products reflect a longing for founder Charl van Heerden’s motherland of South Africa. Like the land it is inspired by, all of Uniqwa’s products radiate originality, ingenuity & a love for the organic.