Made by Senegalese women, the hamper is woven from njodax, a locally harvested grass, and bound with plastic recycled from prayer mats. Available in blue, natural, rainbow, and yellow.To buy: $54 to $144, swahili-imports.com.
Using traditional casting and sculpting techniques passed down through generations, Mexican artist Mercedes Lopes transforms a simple fallen leaf into a stunning aluminum-and-zinc alloy tray.To buy: $40, sevenhopesunited.com.
This bright teapot, made by Vietnamese artisans, has extra touches like a rattan-wrapped handle and hand-painted flowers.To buy: $22, serrv.com.
Showcase stacked fruit, catch entryway clutter, or lay out favorite jewelry in this raffia saucer. Hand-woven in Rwanda, the colorful design symbolizes unity among the country’s three primary clans—the Hutu, Tutsi, and Twa.To buy: $46, macys.com.
This hand-printed cotton napkin elevates even the plainest white tablecloth. The collective that sells this textile provides displaced Rajasthani-Indian women with jobs and new means of support.To buy: $6, tenthousandvillages.com.
The refreshing aqua hue and waving fronds of this steel bowl, crafted by ironworkers in Haiti, evokes a cool underwater feel.To buy: $150, atawebstore.org.