Umlilo - Fire

Umlilo - Fire

Regular price £28.00 Sale

“We cook with Fire”

"Fire burn and regenerates the grass around our homes"

With colours taken from the vibrant flames of fire, and shapes inspired by cooking pot handles, Ntombi Vilakati, Sibongele Mngometulu and Bakhetsile Langwenya have together crafted these two beautiful grass woven trivets.

A one off centre piece for your table or wall, or a set to dress any dinner or lunch
gathering, as fire has been for time eternal.

Materials 

Lutindzi - sourced directly from the mountains of Eswatini.

Sisal -  a regenerating weed sourced from the Lavumisa area of Eswatini.

All our materials are dye using environmentally friendly German dyes imported from South Africa

Variation 

2 colour ways 

  • Umlilo Lomtfubi - Gold Flame 
  • Umlilo Lobovo - Red Flame 

3 sizes -  28cm, 32cm & 36cm diam

  • Single piece 
  • Sets of four (save £10)
  • Sets of eight (save £24)
  • Sets of twelve (save £40)

Availability 

The Elements Collection will be exclusively available for PRE-ORDERS from 1st October - until 18th November.

All orders will be sent and delivered between December 9th - 16th

Your investment 

A percentage of the purchase price of the products will go directly to the artisans as royalties - an additional compensation for their designs work in bringing these products to life.  Another portion of sales will  go towards a community contribution paid to the artisans to support shared development initiatives in their community of Lavumisa.  These projects will include connecting electricity to two community halls, as well as the ability to furnish & paint the halls if our stretch targets are met. Your purchase will also facilitating the design process for further collections.