AARVEN Journal

Ghanaian Woven Light Shades | Meet Agana & The Weavers

Our handwoven light shades from Ghana are made by a group of skilled artisans based in the Upper East Region, under the Burkina Fasso border. This group of wonderfully talented artisans have made...

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Indian Block Printed Textiles | Meet Srini & His Team

Bold & beautiful, our range of Indian Block Printed Textiles are made entirely by hand in Salem in Southern India by Srini and his team. Founded in 1978, Srini has a...

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Ghanaian Musical Shakers | Meet Agana & The Weavers

Our shakers from Ghana are made by a talented group of artisans based in the Upper East Region, under the Burkina Fasso border. This group of fiercely talented artisans have...

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Kashmiri papier-mâché Tiger Masks | Meet Apindra

Papier mâché is an ancient, traditional craft that has existed in India for hundreds of years. Kashmir papier-mâché was introduced to medieval India in the 14th Century by Muslim saint Mir Sayyid Ali...

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Ugandan Baskets | Meet Ruth, Topista & The Women Weavers

Our Co-founder, Bee, described Uganda as the most beautiful country she's ever had the pleasure of travelling to. Here in a rural village she met with Ruth, the head of a...

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Kenyan Baskets & Brooms | Meet Mulli & The Women Weavers

Mulli is one of the fantastic artisans we work with in Kenya. He leads the group of weavers who make some of our Kenyan Baskets, as well as our Kenyan Brooms. We...

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Rwandan Baskets & Light Shades | Meet the Women Weavers

In Rwanda, hand-woven baskets are traditionally given to commemorate significant life events such as weddings, births, and graduations as they are the result of hard work and love, sometimes taking many...

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Kenyan Jewellery | Meet the Artisans

Our Kenyan Jewellery is made collaboratively between the fantastic husband and wife team, Anton and Benta as well as skilled artisans that are part of a Fair Trade social enterprise in Mombasa, Kenya...

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South African Basotho Khotso Blankets | Meet Aranda

Established in 1953, Aranda is the oldest blanket manufacturer in South Africa. Known for producing high-quality, traditional style blankets that last the test of time. A household name in South Africa...

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