Our artisans enjoy working with raffia and appreciate it’s sustainable qualities. Whenever something is made at our workshop, a part of the artist is reflected in the product. We take pride in each finished product because it reflects our hard work, creativity and vision. Our artisan team connects the African heritage of the past with our experience of the present, have a unique relationship with materials and are experts in paying attention to details.
By supporting ecoafriq, you’re keeping craftsmanship traditions alive for future generations. The artisans use all their abilities to create beautiful items that celebrates their craftsmanship. They have imagined each piece, from beginning to end. The thoughtfulness extends to the buyer, who appreciates all the creativity and efforts. When buying a hand crafted item you are supporting and encouraging our artisan team to keep going. Each sale makes a huge difference in their lives. You are helping fulfil dreams and support our team to keep doing their work.
Craftsmanship still has relevance in today’s culture, we hold it in high esteem, it’s of great pride to our work and we see it as the marking of luxury. There’s nothing more satisfying than creating an original work, it’s a calming and fulfilling experience. It feels us with pride every time we hold a finished piece of craftsmanship in our hands and know that’s our creation. It is part of human nature to value the creative spirit. Creators of handmade items care greatly about the quality of the materials they use. We invest time to research and look for recyclable packaging, local producers and eco friendly suppliers. The better the materials, the better the end product.
People all over the world are embracing things that are made by hand in small quantities. More and more people are willing to be educated about the value of an item that is made by hand. Our customers have shared with us, about how much they value and admire the arts and beauty in our products.