Multicoloured Bamboo Placemat

You’ll love it because: Our colourful, all natural, bold and beautiful bamboo placemats are a wonderful souvenir for yourself or to give as presents to friends back home.

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$9.00

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Bright and colorful, these bamboo placemats are woven by our Silk Road Café team in Luang Prabang. In Laos, bamboo weaving is traditionally done by men. It is said that a man cannot marry until he masters bamboo weaving.

We stitch upcycled handloom, naturally dyed cotton along the edge to complete the look! Handmade by the Silk Road Café staff at the Living Crafts Centre.

If you are in Luang Prabang, join us for a bamboo weaving class!

Due to the handmade nature of the product, no two coasters are the same; different colour combinations, different patterns.

Additional information

Weight50 g

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