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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day March 8th.  The Baobab Guild supports women’s creatives by providing a market for their products. #eachforequal #iwd2020

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African Folklore - New arrival Zebra Scarve

African Folklore - New arrival Zebra Scarve

Designed in South Africa.  As a wearer you can be part of the story. Source:  Asatsi Long ago, when animals were still new on Earth, the weather was very hot and what little water there was remained in small pools.  One of these was guarded by a proud old baboon. ”I am the lord of the water,” he said when other animals came to drink.  “You may not have my water.” One day a pure white zebra came down to the pool to drink (in those days all zebras were white).  The baboon, who was sitting by his fire, jumped...

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Tote Bag

Tote Bag

These functional tote bags are made from a textile which incorporates plastic water bottles that would otherwise be destined for the landfill.  Made in South Africa.  Direct Message us for orders.

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The Baobab Tree Folklore

The Baobab Tree Folklore

    The baobab tree holds a special place in African legends and folklore. In one story (told in many variations), the baobab was jealous of more beautiful trees, and God turned the tree upside down because of the tree’s lack of gratitude. In another legend, the hyena was given the tree as a gift and ended up planting it upside down.

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