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Ntemere

Ndiro

Nubian Tabaga

Nubian Kuta

Natural baskets

Banana fibre

Gufu

 Ntemere

 Ndiro

Tabaga

 

1 - Ntemere et Ndiro

Ntemere

Ntemere    

These baskets are originally hand made from Uganda in a traditional way using only traditional tools with best raw materials like millet straw or raffia from Western region.

The finished goods are used for keeping vegetables and fruits and keep food hot at the same time.

The small baskets are used as parking materials for gifts and can also be used for serving bread.

indiro

Ndiro

 

2 - Nubian tabaga

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Nubian tabaga

These Nubian Tabaga are originally hand made with traditional tools and traditional materials:
young papyrus straw, jafu and disi from North and Central region.
These finished tabaga can be used for serving fruits and keeping vegetables.
They are also used on special occasions like traditional weddings to put gifts for the brides.
Also they can be used for decoration or as table mats.

Nubian fruit basket

Nubian fruit basket

3 - Nubian kuta

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kuta  Nubian  Nubian

They are made the same way and with the same materials as tabagas.

The finished goods are used for serving on special
occasions like traditional wedding ceremonies where the aunt has
to offer one to the bride for serving her husband, laws and respected people.

They are decorative and they can keep food hot and protect it from insects.

tabagas

4- Nubian Gufu

 

 

They are used as linen or ordering baskets or, for the small ones, as hand bag.

 

 

 

Nubian Gufu

5- Natural baskets  

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Also handmade with traditional tools, the materials are natural but different: banana straws and fibre and njulu from Rakai District in the south west of Uganda.
The finished goods are used for keeping vegetables and fruits and keep food hot.
The small natural coffee baskets are used as packing for gifts and can also be used for serving bread.

Natural baskets

6- Banana fibre

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Mobile toys, motorcycle and bicycle toys, nativity and angels, fibre dolls, traditional balls, cards, wall hangings, jewel trees (baobabs) and jewel boxes, hand bags.

Banana fibre Banana fibre


 

Wall hangings

Wall hangings
Wall hangings
Wall hangings


7- Textiles

Patchwork models: quilt cushion covers, aprons,
shopping bags, oven gloves, wall hangings.

Textiles

8 - Wooden items

Maps of Africa, maps of Uganda, carved tables, salad spoons and forks, sitting animals.

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