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Our products result in the creation of a modern artifact. We filter traditional techniques and natural materials through a contemporary lens, to create something new and timeless.

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Hand carved in a fair trade environment by our team of artisans in Kenya Blush Beauty, Soapstone, Shelfie, Fair Trade, Kenya, Bathroom Medicine Cabinet, Your Favorite, Bookends, Hand Carved

Asili Soapstone Vessel Large

Hand carved in a fair trade environment by our team of artisans in Kenya

Asili’s Kiwi co-founders Eve Penny and Hamish Davies work with East African artisans to produce ethical objects that honour the region’s traditional craft. Soapstone, Devil, Your Design, Artisan, Objects, Shapes, Traditional, House Styles, Crafts
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New hand crafted soapstone pieces from Asili | homestyle

Asili’s Kiwi co-founders Eve Penny and Hamish Davies work with East African artisans to produce ethical objects that honour the region’s traditional craft.

ASILI is a collaborative design platform with social impact that guides collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans. Soapstone, Natural Materials, Serving Bowls, Artisan, Dishes, Contemporary, Tableware, Fair Trade, Kenya
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  Natural Materials, Wood Grain, Carving, Traditional, Contemporary, Wood Carvings, Sculpting, Cut Work, Sculpture
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Asili Olive Wood Serving Spoon

This Asili x Citta Olive Wood Serving Spoon is skilfully carved from reclaimed olive wood and celebrates the unique beauty and character of the wood grain. This mindful process filters traditional techniques and natural materials through a contemporary lens to create a modern artefact - something timeless yet new, ready to be cherished in your home. A collaboration between Asili and Citta. Made from 100% Reclaimed Olive Wood, this wood is sustainably and ethically sourced and produced within…

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Asili Olive Wood Serving Spoon

This Asili x Citta Olive Wood Serving Spoon is skilfully carved from reclaimed olive wood and celebrates the unique beauty and character of the wood grain. This mindful process filters traditional techniques and natural materials through a contemporary lens to create a modern artefact - something timeless yet new, ready to be cherished in your home. A collaboration between Asili and Citta. Made from 100% Reclaimed Olive Wood, this wood is sustainably and ethically sourced and produced within…

  Home Collections, Natural Materials, Wood Grain, Carving, Traditional, Contemporary, Design, Wood Carvings, Sculpting
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Asili Olive Wood Serving Spoon

This Asili x Citta Olive Wood Serving Spoon is skilfully carved from reclaimed olive wood and celebrates the unique beauty and character of the wood grain. This mindful process filters traditional techniques and natural materials through a contemporary lens to create a modern artefact - something timeless yet new, ready to be cherished in your home. A collaboration between Asili and Citta. Made from 100% Reclaimed Olive Wood, this wood is sustainably and ethically sourced and produced within…

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Asili Soapstone dish

Handcarved in Kenya

The natural minerals found within soapstone make each hand carved piece unique Soapstone, Natural Materials, Hand Carved, Minerals, Carving, Dishes, Unique, Pink, Food
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asili pink soapstone

The natural minerals found within soapstone make each hand carved piece unique

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Asili pink soapstone dish

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Ankole cattle horn  vase and tumbler. Ethically sourced and 100% sustainable. Read more at asili.co Natural Materials, Cattle, Horns, Tumbler, Artisan, Vase, Gado Gado, Drinkware, Mugs
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asili horn tumbler and vase.

Ankole cattle horn vase and tumbler. Ethically sourced and 100% sustainable. Read more at asili.co

ASILI is a collaborative design platform with social impact that guides collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans. Natural Materials, Cattle, Horns, Artisan, Contemporary, Designers, Platform, Gado Gado, Cow
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Ankole Cattle Horn

All asili horn products are handcrafted from ethically sourced, Ankole cattle horn - a bi-product from the Ugandan Beef industry. Not only are our horn products 100% sustainable, but each piece has been individually handcrafted by our small Ugandan based team. Through the use of heat, the horn is bent, warped and chiseled with hand tools to create our these beautiful pieces for your home. Although many artisans have learnt techniques of carving, there a few that can create quality pieces…

Ankole Cattle Horn • Asili Design

Ankole Cattle Horn

All asili horn products are handcrafted from ethically sourced, Ankole cattle horn - a bi-product from the Ugandan Beef industry. Not only are our horn products 100% sustainable, but each piece has been individually handcrafted by our small Ugandan based team. Through the use of heat, the horn is bent, warped and chiseled with hand tools to create our these beautiful pieces for your home. Although many artisans have learnt techniques of carving, there a few that can create quality pieces…

Reclaimed Olive wood • Asili Design

Reclaimed Olive wood

We are so proud to be supporting such a talented team, who not only create our Olive wood products by hand but source their all their wood in a sustainable way. For every tree stump we use, two new trees are planted. The team is driven by a wonderful women who saw potential in the Olive wood trees that were going to waste, she decided to start working with discarded wood, to prove that good quality wooden products could be produced sustainably. All of our designs have been produced from Wild…

Asili Small Soapstone Bowl | White | Available at Tessuti New Zealand Soapstone, Natural Materials, New Zealand, Artisan, Ideas, Craftsman, Thoughts
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Asili Small Soapstone Bowl | White | Available at Tessuti New Zealand | Tessuti

Design thoughtfully. Tread lightly. Know the story. Asili is a collaborative design platform with social impact. We guide collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans. The Asili name borrows from the Swahili word for essence, genesis, the source of something. Available at Tessuti NZ

Asili Small Soapstone Bowl | White | Tessuti New Zealand Soapstone, Natural Materials, New Zealand, Tableware, Dinnerware, Tablewares, Place Settings
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Asili Small Soapstone Bowl | White | Available at Tessuti New Zealand | Tessuti

Design thoughtfully. Tread lightly. Know the story. Asili is a collaborative design platform with social impact. We guide collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans. The Asili name borrows from the Swahili word for essence, genesis, the source of something. Available at Tessuti NZ

Asili Small Soapstone Bowl | Pink | Tessuti New Zealand Soapstone, Natural Materials, Decorative Bowls, Artisan, Contemporary, Pink, Roses, Craftsman
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Small Soapstone Bowl | Pink

Description Design thoughtfully. Tread lightly. Know the story. Asili is a collaborative design platform with social impact. We guide collaborations between contemporary designers and East African artisans. The Asili name borrows from the Swahili word for essence, genesis, the source of something. It stands for the truth or fundamental nature of a person or object. Soapstone is a metamorphic rock that consists of the mineral talc, also commonly referred to as steatite, it is known for being…