Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Basket Weaving in Maun

On Monday, we visited a local women's basket weaving cooperative in town. We took lessons on basket weaving and by the end of the day had our own hand-made baskets to take home with us. While here, we also learned about the veld products used for basket production and the significance of some different weaving patterns.

Olivia weaving her basket.

Ben and his basket.

Melissa with her almost-finished basket.

Everyone focused on weaving.

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