THE KIONDO BASKET
The Kiondo basket are handwoven primarily using Sisal, a succulent plant that grows readily in arid parts of Kenya. Traditionally, it was used to hedge the garden, but other uses emerged such as making ropes and weaving baskets due to it's hardy nature. The entire process is done by hand.
The Kiondo basket represents a sense of community and sharing.
Traditionally, every woman carried a handmade basket to social gatherings to bring items or gifts to share. It was then returned to the bearer with a reciprocating gift.