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Master Weavers in Sisal

What is Sisal?

Sisal has the botanic name of Agave sisalana and is a species of Agave native to Mexico that grows wild in Swaziland. It was traditionally used to make rope and twine.

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Natural Dyes

Tintsaba are proud to offer a large range of colours from high quality saturation through their kaleidoscope of tones. They take care to only use the lighter sisal fibres so they take to the dyes well.

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Weaving

In Swazi culture baskets are traditionally woven by women, the technique being passed down from mother to daughter. 

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Tintsaba Master Weavers in Sisal