About me

Mambo baskets - Nathalie Snoeckx

I am Nathalie Snoeckx, founder of Mambo baskets.

In 2017, my husband suggested to start a new adventure and moved to Kenya for his job. I did not hesitate at all and 6 months later we lived in Kenya. There I came into contact with the beautiful Kenyan baskets for the first time. After some research it turned out that baskets weaving is a tradition in Africa, transferred from mother to daughter. Such a beautiful story, I needed to do something with that.

When decorating my first apartment, I often looked for nice baskets, unfortunately without any luck. The only baskets I found where in natural sisal color, which you found in every household.

When I saw the Kenyan baskets I immediately knew I wanted to export them to Europe. I went looking for the source, the producers of the baskets. This led me to some small villages in Kenya where I started to talk to the women themselves. I asked them how the baskets are made and why they sold them. All this resulted in a beautiful story, which I like to share with each basket.

I do not only want to offer nice, characterful baskets, but I also want to tell the story of each basket. After you have received the basket, it is up to you to write the continuation of her story.

Keniaanse manden (tenzij anders vermeld op de productpagina)

Maat     Hoogte     Diameter     Prijs
XS 10 cm 15 cm €29
S 15 cm 20 cm €39
M 20 cm  25 cm €49
L 35 cm 35 cm €79
XL 30 cm 40 cm €89
XXL 40 cm 40 cm €109


Traditional fine weave Taita baskets

 Maat Diameter Prijs
XS 11-15 cm €21
S 16-20 cm €35
M 21-25 cm €55
L 26-30 cm  €69