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Mugavu Wood Bottle Stopper

Regular price $ 45.00
Rose & Fitzgerald's mugavu wood geometric wine stopper is both beautiful and functional.  Wood sourced from the mugavu tree, a heavy, hardwood with a reddish-brown tone and handsome grain. Each bottle stopper is individually carved and unique. Handcrafted in Uganda by a fair-trade cooperative that replants trees to replenish resources. Premium chrome and silicone stopper made in the USA. 4" x 1.5"

Inspired Design: Rose & Fitzgerald is a design and craft studio based in Kampala, Uganda. Founded by Courtney and Laren Poole, Rose & Fitzgerald endeavors to preserve traditions and create unexpected, beautiful pieces mixing age-old craft with a simplistic, contemporary aesthetic. Each piece is handmade by individual artisans using luxurious, locally-sourced materials and heritage craft techniques. Rose & Fitzgerald is committed to providing fair-trade wages and a healthy, ethical working environment.

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Rose & Fitzgerald

Rose & Fitzgerald is an art, design and craft studio based in Kampala, Uganda. Founded by Courtney and Laren Poole, a Californian couple who fell in love with the beauty of the indigenous materials and craftspeople they encountered in their adopted home of East Africa. Rose & Fitzgerald endeavors to preserve traditions and create unexpected, beautiful pieces mixing age-old craft with a simplistic, contemporary aesthetic. 

Each piece Rose & Fitzgerald produces is handmade by individual artisans using luxurious materials that have been sourced locally. Artisan techniques such as carpentry, hand chiseling, carving, sculpting, casting, metalworking, hand-looming, and weaving are techniques that have been passed down through generations. All Rose & Fitzgerald producers receive, at minimum, beyond fair trade wages and a healthy, ethical working environment.

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