Yellow Rose

Yellow Rose

£4.99

Handmade with the same technique as that used in making our range of  bowls/baskets, these trendy lightweight disc earrings will make you stand out! This style of traditional weaving is passed on from Rwandese  grandmothers to their daughters and grand daughters. Sisal, which is a natural fibre grown locally in Rwanda is the material used to make these beautiful pieces. The female weavers then use natural dye to make the vibrant different colours.  Once a pair is completed, hypoallergenic hooks are added.

Through fair trade, we support female weavers of Rwanda in their fight for economic prosperity.

 

 

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This pair of disc earrings are very lightweight and are made from natural fibres of sisal. The dye used is natural too. They are trendy and will go with any outfit. Because they are handmade, no one piece is identical to the other - which means you could only be buying a unique item.

Care Instructions:

Keep away from direct sunlight.

When necessary, use a damp cloth to wipe the earrings.

Delivery:

The product will be shipped to you from Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 5 cm

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Francoise Nyirahabimana
Weaver (front row, Green T-shirt)

In the past, I would depend on my husband for food and other items in the house. Now I don’t do that anymore. I had no shoes and suffered from jiggers, but that’s now all in the past. I used to sleep in a nyakatsi (thatched house), but that is in the past. I used to sleep on amashara (dried banana leaves), now I sleep on a mattress. I didn’t look good, but now I do. This means  that, if we got more people buying our products we can look even better.

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Marcelina Mukamana
Weaver (in pink top)

I moved to the area, and didn’t know how to weave. So I joined the group and learnt to weave. Once I started earning money, I bought a pig. Thanks to the income from weaving, I now has two pigs, a cow, a goat and chickens. 

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Godeliva Mukanyandwi
Weaver

I joined this weaving group because I was unable to buys school books, and pens. Or 100 Rwanda francs on a haircut, as my school demanded. Since earning my own money, I am able to afford a lot of things without  bothering my parents. My advice to students is that, it’s  good to learn new skills – whatever that’s may be, because you can earn money and are less dependant on your parents. 

Deverone Byukadusenge
Weaver (White tshirt and black cardigan)

I’m a single mother earning my own money. I don’t  need to depend on anyone anymore. My main concern is that I can’t apply for loans because the market for the products is not high enough. I’m worried I wouldn’t be able to afford to pay back the loans.

Christina Mukaremera
Berwa Group
Weaver (yellow and blue scarf)

I wish to thank all who promote promote the work we do, because it has improved my way of living. I’m really grateful continuous support.