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Leather accent raffia tote bag, 'Earthen Tones' (Ghana)

Expertly designed, crafted and woven by hand, this leather-trimmed raffia tote is the perfect way to carry the day's goods from the farmers market, take home a haul from a day of apple picking or simply accent your home in style. Raffia is a natural fiber harvested from the raffia palm, an indigenous, West African tree. The popular, sustainable fiber has been used the world over in weaving, rope making and more. Women artisans of Asige Basketry combine a rainbow of n used the world over in weaving, rope making and more. Women artisans of Asige Basketry combine a rainbow of beautiful colors to craft their original design. A braided leather cord holds the basket closed. To open it, slide the wooden bead down to the tassel and gently pull. To close the bag, slide the bead upward to the loop. read more