Umoya - Air Trivet

/ Umoya - Air Trivet

Umoya - Air Trivet

This collection has been inspired by the four elements - Earth, Water, Fire and Air - which have been interpreted into contemporary designs and new techniques by the artisans.  

Takhi, the Siswati word meaning "designing" or "making on your own" is Gone Rural UK's first artisan-lead design collection.

"We breath the air”

Inspired by the movement of air, Thembi Simelane, Thobile Zwane and Nokhululeko Zwane have together crafted this set of three beautiful grass woven trivets. A one off centre piece for your table or wall or a set to dress any dinner or lunch gathering.

Materials 
Lutindzi - sourced directly from the mountains of Eswatini.
Sisal -  a regenerating weed sourced from the Lavumisa area of Eswatini.
All our materials are dye using environmentally friendly German dyes imported from South Africa

Variation 
3 styles
 - Umphefumulo - Breathe
 - Sihhushuhhushu - Whirl
 -Umoya Welwandle - Breeze

3 sizes -  28cm, 32cm & 36cm diam
Buy a set of four (save £10)

Your investment 
A percentage of the purchase price of the products will go directly to the artisans as royalties - an additional compensation for their designs work in bringing these products to life.  Another portion of sales will  go towards a community contribution paid to the artisans to support shared development initiatives in their community of Lavumisa.  These projects will include connecting electricity to two community halls, as well as the ability to furnish & paint the halls if our stretch targets are met. Your purchase will also facilitating the design process for further collections.

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