This wonderful design is known around the world as Jemima 10 Cows in honor of its creator, Jemima Akolgo, as she was the first to knit this type of baskets in Bolgatanga. Since then, Jemima has taught and inspired many other weavers with his innovative focus of traditional Gurunsi folklore.
Each of these baskets impacts on its beauty and size, and constitutes a unique creation (there are not two equals!). Made for several weeks of work by hand in Bolgatanga, Ghana, by artisan teachers who use a traditional technique to weave the grass "Elephant Pasto" and its particular rhythm and Flow, C.Ada piece comes directly from the hands of these weavers and are a reflection of its character: energetic, colorful, decided.
The Baba Tree Basket Company Ltd. is a local company that for 15 years is committed to a model of ethical business, with the aim of preserving the culture of the basketry and the prosperity of the Gurinsi community in Bolgatanga. This company provides sustainable employment, fair and significant work to more than 250 artisans, causing a true social impact on the local community.
The Baba Tree pays school fees, funeral (one of the most important cultural traditions), hospital bills and health insurance for all its collaborators.
The weekly workshops it offers, training in different skills and the enthusiasm and innovation of weavers allow their domain in this art to be recognized and admired all over the world.
Measures: 45 x 45 cm
All products are made artisanally with 100% natural and ecological materials. They can vary slightly in size, shape and color, but they are 100% original and unique!