Handloom Color Block Placemat Set

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Enhance your dining experience with a touch of Ethiopian heritage by bringing home this set of 2 Handloom Color Block Placemats. These vibrant placemats, handwoven with 100% Cotton dyed using low-impact, AZO-free, REACH certified reactive dyes, not only make a statement but also support skilled artisan weavers. The meticulous color blocking and attention to detail in their design showcase the artisans' expert craftsmanship, making each piece truly unique.

Measuring at L 18.5" x W 14", these placemats are handmade with love in Ethiopia, reflecting the rich weaving traditions of the region. Care for them by machine washing in cold water, tumble drying, and warm ironing. Each piece's slight variations highlight its handwoven nature, making it a one-of-a-kind work of art.

The Addis Ababa group is dedicated to providing ethical and sustainable work opportunities for Ethiopian artisans, highlighting the talents of local weavers. Inspired by ancient weaving techniques, they create exquisite textiles using natural fibers. Handspun thread, sourced from a network of women spinners in the community, adds a touch of tradition and uniqueness to their creations.

Hand weaving, a centuries-old tradition in Ethiopia, continues to thrive with intricate patterns and designs. Almost all traditional Ethiopian clothing is woven on hand looms, with techniques passed down through generations. By supporting handcrafted textiles, you contribute to preserving this cultural heritage and empowering local artisans.

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