Handcrafted Fair Trade African Baskets

Select from a wide variety of high-quality Fair Trade baskets from throughout the African continent, with five-star customer service and free shipping!

Your purchase will help the basket weavers of Africa — most of them women — preserve their cultural heritage while they support themselves and their families.

Thank you for supporting African weavers!

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I just received my basket and I am so impressed! I’m absolutely overjoyed with the quality and color! The shipping speed was also stellar. I shopped around some other mainstream sellers but I’m so happy to support Baskets of Africa!




Thank you so much for your very prompt service. My 3 baskets were packed and shipped the same day they were ordered. Also, because I am usually skeptical of claims such as yours that state, you will receive the exact basket pictured, on the day the shipment arrived, I checked your website and indeed my baskets were no longer pictured there. Amazing!



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Featured baskets

Uganda Bukedo & Raffia Bowls

Bukedo & Raffia Bowls | Uganda Baskets | Buy Fair Trade African baskets at basketsofafrica.com

Weavers construct these baskets by wrapping colorfully dyed palm raffia around a coil of bukedo, the local term in Uganda for banana leaf stalks. The large banana leaf stalks are pulled apart into long, thin strips, then dried, and then bundled into coils and wrapped with raffia. 

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About the weavers

This group is based in Kampala, Uganda and supports women within the city as well as in nearby villages. Their mission is to support as many marginalized women as possible through the promotion of their handcrafts. In doing so, they focus on supporting differently abled weavers. 

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Accent pieces

Create a stunning focal point with unique, hand woven accent pieces from all over Africa.

Whether you’re looking for a deep bowl, lidded basket, vase, blossom basket, box, nest, collecting basket, sieve, pot, pail, or simply a very large basket, our collection of unusual, whimsical shapes inspires creativity!

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Baskets for wall décor

Nourish your home with these handcrafted winnowing baskets, which make amazing wall decor, especially in collections featuring various sizes and patterns.

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How to hang baskets on a wall

African baskets look amazing when they are mounted on a wall.

But how do you hang a basket on a wall?

Here are some tips to help you get started with Baskets of Africa’s best-selling baskets for wall décor.

Learn how to hang baskets on a wall

Shop with a conscience.
Choose Fair Trade goods.

All of our African baskets are verified Fair Trade, because we believe that indigenous people around the world should be compensated fairly for their amazing work.

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