Tanzanian Hand-loomed Doormat 'Zanzibar'

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Material: Sisal

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Introducing our luxurious hand-loomed doormat, the perfect addition to elevate your home's entrance. Designed in-house and crafted with the utmost care and attention to detail, this doormat is a testament to our commitment to ethical and sustainable practices.

Made from high-quality, natural materials, this doormat boasts a beautifully intricate weave that not only adds a touch of elegance to your doorstep, but also provides exceptional durability and longevity. Inspired by the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, its colourful design will brighten any entrance while ensuring it remains clean and tidy.

Our artisans meticulously hand make each doormat on a traditional wooden loom, creating a one-of-a-kind piece that is both unique and functional. From the selection of the finest materials to the finishing touches, every step of the process is carried out with the utmost care and precision.

At AARVEN, we are dedicated to ethical and sustainable practices. That's why we ensure that our doormats are made with eco-friendly materials and techniques, while providing fair wages and safe working conditions to our artisans.

Invest in this luxurious and ethical doormat and experience the difference that handcrafted homeware can make in your home. With its superior quality and timeless design, this doormat is sure to become a cherished part of your home decor for years to come.

At AARVEN, we're thrilled to share the inspiring story behind our stunning door mats, which are crafted with care by a small collective in Tanzania, East Africa. Founded in 1991 by a group of remarkable women, this NGO is registered under the Societies Act of Tanzania and recognised as a vocational training centre by VEGA. Through workshops in tailoring, textiles, and sisal weaving, students learn valuable skills and create livelihoods for themselves. Our door mats are woven by Emmanual, the workshop leader, and each one is a unique piece of art. We're proud to offer these exceptional door mats, which not only enhance the beauty of your home but also support a sustainable and empowering cause. Thank you for choosing AARVEN, where every purchase makes a positive impact on the world.

Read more about our Artisans here.

Materials: 100% Sisal

Sizing: 50cm x 70cm

To keep your hand loomed sisal doormat from AARVEN looking its best, there are a few care instructions to follow. First, shake the mat out regularly to remove any loose dirt or debris. For deeper cleaning, use a soft-bristled brush and mild soap mixed with water to gently scrub the mat. Lightly sponge off any residue soap with water and allow to air dry completely before using again. Avoid exposing the mat to excessive moisture or sunlight, which can cause it to deteriorate. With proper care, your hand woven sisal doormat will provide a durable and attractive welcome to your home for years to come.

Read more about how to care for your goods on our Care Guide.


Once you have placed an order with AARVEN we will do our utmost to ensure your item arrives as quickly as possible. Orders received before 12 noon (Monday - Friday) will be dispatched the same day. Orders placed at a weekend or on an English bank holiday, will be sent the next working day.


FREE All orders over £50 UPS (1-2 working days)*
Royal Mail Tracked 48hrs (2-3 working days)


Royal Mail Tracked 24hrs (1-2 working days)
Royal Mail Special Delivery (order before 12 noon Monday to Thursday to receive next working day, if ordering on a Friday please select 'Guaranteed Saturday Delivery')
Royal Mail Special Delivery (order before 12 noon Monday to Thursday to receive next working day, if ordering on a Friday please select 'Guaranteed Saturday Delivery')
Royal Mail Guaranteed Saturday Delivery (order before 12 noon Friday to receive Saturday morning)
Extra Large/Cat Basket UPS (1-2 working days)
UPS (1-2 working days)£4.95


Europe Tracked & Signed 7-10 Days£12.00
Europe Large Parcel- Tracked & Signed 7-10 Days£38.99
Rest of World (excluding U.S.A.) Royal Mail Tracked | 7-14 Working Days£15.95
Rest of World (excluding U.S.A.) UPS | UPS 2-7 Working Days


Australia UPS Extra Large/Cat Basket | UPS 3-17 Working Days



U.S.A Royal Mail (orders under £30) | Tracked & Signed 7-10 Days
U.S.A Orders over £30 | UPS 2-4 Working Days
U.S.A Royal Mail Extra Large/Cat Basket| Tracked & Signed 7-10 Days


* Cat Baskets incure an extra shipping fee due to the large size of the item (Extra Large/Cat Basket)                                             


When ordering goods from AARVEN for delivery outside of the European Union, you may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied once the package reaches your country. Any additional charges for customs clearance must be borne by you; we have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be. Customs policies vary widely from country to country, so you should contact your local customs office for further information.