Wednesday, March 16, 2016

New Showroom Open this Weekend!

Come check out our new showroom this Friday and Saturday, March 18-19!

"We are so excited to be opening to the public," said owner Cael Chappell. "Our products used to have a big presence at Peacecraft, so ever since that closed we have been looking to promote our handmade, Fair Trade crafts in New Mexico."
New Showroom at 4603 McLeod NE, Albuquerque, 87109

Located at 4603 McLeod NE, at the corner of Jefferson and McLeod in Albuquerque, the showroom is open on Fridays 10 am - 4 pm, and by appointment.

"We will be open this Saturday to give people a chance to get a basket in time for Easter," said Chappell. "Our grass baskets from Ghana are perfect for that!"

Ghana Bolga Mini Market Baskets
Grass Mini Market Baskets from Ghana
Baskets of Africa has been a member of the Fair Trade Federation for over 10 years.

"We are very proud to be members of the Fair Trade Federation," said Chappell. "Everything we do revolves around our mission to help the weavers and artists in Africa."

The showroom features Shona stone sculpture, handmade textiles such as Kente cloth and Kuba cloth, African masks, and baskets from over a dozen countries.

All of these products are also available online:, and To make an appointment, call (505) 323-2315.

Kente Cloth

Shoowa Mat

Shona Sculpture — Loving Family

Sisal Bowl

Cloth Handle Shopping Tote