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Tree bark purse
Tree bark purse
Tree bark purse
out of stock
Tree bark purse
Tree bark purse

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Tree bark purse

Regular price $115

Bark cloth is a felt cloth produced by matting the bark of a fig tree (Ficus Natelensis), sustainably harvested by man through the application of an ancient technology, which is non-machinery and non-chemical, by hand with the help of manmade simple tools. 

The tree is never cut down but rather, bark harvested off the tree followed by a skin regeneration natural system, for a period of about 20 years, after which bark harvesting for that particular tree stops.

In 2005, UNESCO recognized the technology and proclaimed it a master piece of oral and intangible cultural heritage of humanity; a Ugandan Identity. 

The eco cloth is complimented with cotton, khaki, denim and paper.

It is taken into a handcrafted value addition process, using natural raffia from the raffia palm leaf and rayon fibres, for both fabric aesthetics and longevity functions, towards an assortment of dynamic eco chic products.

 

Tree bark purse
Tree bark purse
out of stock
Tree bark purse