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Modern clothing and accessories, ethically produced using traditional artisan techniques in developing countries.
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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    Thank you! You'll receive a brightly colored hand woven bracelet and a personalized thank you note from us.

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    Thanks! You'll receive a brass bracelet, handmade using traditional lost wax casting methods and recycled brass, plus a personalized thank you note from us.

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    the famous bottle opener! This little guy has been a favorite of ours for a long time, with his sweet little face and nice weight in the hand.

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    Pledge $35 or more About $35

    For this reward, we'll send you a glass bead necklace, made with traditional Krobo beads from the Volta region of Ghana, plus a personalized thank you note from us.

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    Pledge $45 or more About $45

    This reward is exclusive to the Kickstarter campaign! This postcard set of ten jumbo (8.5" x 5.5") photo prints, depicts some of Osei-Duro's most popular images. Comes with a personalized thank you note from us.

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    Textiles begin here! You'll receive a hand batiked linen zipper pouch with washable lining and inner pocket, plus a hand cast brass bracelet and a personalized thank you from us.

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    HOUSEWARES - Wax Print Cushion
    These will make any room sing. Bright and graphic, these expressive cotton cushions covers are printed and sewn in Ghana. Square with a flap back opening. Comes with down insert inside.
    Measures: 20” x 20”

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    HOUSEWARES - B&W Bogolan Cushion
    Jazz up any old couch or bed with this graphic black and white bogolan cushion. Made with hand-woven and dyed cotton from Burkina Faso and backed with linen, the square cover has a back flap closure, and comes with a down insert already inside.
    Measures: 20” x 20”

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    HOUSEWARES - Brown Bogolan Cushion
    Jazz up any old couch or bed with this graphic black and white bogolan cushion. Made with hand-woven and dyed cotton from Burkina Faso and backed with linen, the square cover has a back flap closure, and comes with a down insert already inside.
    Measures: 20” x 20”

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    Pledge $74 or more About $74

    For this incentive, we're offering our SS15 Dart Tank. This 100% cotton top is printed in Ghana using traditional wax-print techniques and is flattering and comfortable. This style is slightly cropped with french darts and a center back slit. Available in XS - L. Choose from a range of colors. This reward includes the hand cast brass bracelet, plus a personal thank you note from us.

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    HOUSEWARES - Bogolan Table Runner
    Use it as a table runner! Wear it as a scarf! Drape it over the back of your couch! This
    100% cotton hand-woven and dyed cloth is made using natural fermented mineral and plant pigments traditional to Burkina Faso.
    Measures approx: 20" X 70"

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    Pledge $90 or more About $90

    Great choice! The Aya Necklace is a striking and simple brass piece. This bead is hand cast using traditional lost wax techniques and strung on a 38" brass chain. This reward includes the hand cast brass bracelet, plus a personal thank you note from us.

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    Pledge $119 or more About $119

    Our B&W Bogolan Tote is not only a super useful carryall (groceries, baby stuff, laptops), it is also proudly made by Bawah the tailor out of traditional Bogolanfini - hand spun and hand woven fabric from Mali, dyed with fermented mineral and plant pigments. The bag has bright waxprint lining and an outside pocket. This reward comes with a hand cast brass bracelet and a personal thank you note from us.

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    Pledge $140 or more About $140

    The Muto Mini Dress is the perfect vehicle for vibrant West African prints. Made of 100% cotton printed in Ghana by Ghana Print Company. The dress has an invisible back zipper, crew neck, cropped sleeves and is semi-fitted. Available in XS - L. This reward comes with a hand cast brass bracelet and a personal thank you note from us.

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    HOUSEWARES - Indigo Throw
    For this reward you’ll receive a hand-woven 100% cotton cloth that is hand-dyed using natural indigo dye from Burkina Faso. This soft cotton feels great and the detailed handwork is very visible.
    Measures approx: 72" x 42”

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    HOUSEWARES - Striped Indigo Throw
    A variation on the basic indigo cloth, this hand-woven 100% cotton uses indigo pigment and is hand woven in the traditional Northern Ghanaian style. Thick and drapey, this throw is striking.
    Measures approx: 72" x 42”

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    HOUSEWARES - Handcarved Wood Stool
    These stools are handmade and widely used in Northern Ghana by Lobi women. Solid wood and individually shaped, they are lovely and useful.

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    Pledge $174 or more About $174

    The Deni Raglan dress is our most universally flattering silhouette. Made in 100% silk crepe de chine, hand dyed using ancient wax resist processes. This dress has raglan cap sleeves and pulls over the head. It is easy to wear and to dress up or down. Available in XS - L. This reward comes with a hand cast brass bracelet and a Krobo bead glass necklace, plus a personal thank you note from us.

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    Pledge $220 or more About $220

    You'll receive the Toss Kimono - a loose button front dress with drawstring waist made from soft drapey rayon. This dress is hand dyed using ancient wax resist techniques. Available in XS - L. This reward comes with a hand cast brass bracelet and a Krobo bead glass necklace, plus a personal thank you note from us.

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    Pledge $260 or more About $260

    We'll send you the Spring/Summer 2015 Guise Maxi Dress - a dramatic floor length gown with side slit and drawstring waist. 100% hand batiked crepe de chine silk. Available in XS - L. This reward comes with a hand cast brass bracelet and a Krobo bead glass necklace, plus a personal thank you note from us.

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    Pledge $420 or more About $420

    For this generous donation, you'll be sent a classic Osei-Duro hit - the Mudcloth Bogolan Coat. This showstopping unisex parka is made from traditional mineral dyed handwoven cotton. Available in XS - L. This reward comes with all the other bonuses: Krobo glass necklace, hand cast brass bracelet, and a wildly enthusiastic thank you note from us!

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    For the benevolent person who just wants to go all the way, we'll hand-make you a quilt from Osei-Duro fabric scraps - which are vibrant and diverse! You can choose your color scheme and measurements for this cotton backed masterpiece. It comes with Krobo Glass Necklace, brass bracelet, and our infinite admiration of you as a human being. As we say in Ghana, Medaase Paaa!!

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