Also known as esparto, halfa is a sturdy grass prevalent in Tunisia and countries in northern Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Using ancient methods found only in Kasserine, craftswomen weave the fibers into pieces like these versatile, compact platters, made entirely by hand using natural materials. Meet the artisan collective >
100% natural fibers handwoven
11.8″D x 1.5″H
Care: Clean with a soft sponge and dish soap. Do not submerge under water. Do not use in the microwave or dishwasher.
Based in the Kasserine region of Tunisia along the Algerian border, this collective of mostly women artisans uses natural materials and ancestral techniques to create baskets, rugs and pottery imbued with local terroir. Their pieces are inspired by the patterns and shapes of the traditional Tunisian home updated for modern aesthetics.