Vintage Tutsi Jug No.2


BY Mararamiro

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Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Rwanda and Burundi with our Vintage Tutsi Milk Jugs. Originating from the Tutsi people, renowned for their intricate craftsmanship and pastoral lifestyle, these jugs are more than just containers; they are a symbol of the region's deep-rooted traditions and artistry. Handcrafted with meticulous attention, each jug showcases the unique pottery technique and metal repair work that is a hallmark of Tutsi artisans.

These milk jugs are not only a nod to the pastoral history of the Tutsi people, where they were used to store and ferment milk, but also serve as a striking decorative element in contemporary settings. Their wabi sabi charm and delicate handiwork make them a perfect addition to any home or collection, bringing with them stories of a bygone era. Whether used as a standalone piece or grouped to create a larger statement, these jugs add African heritage and natural beauty to any space.

Length: 19 cm
Width: 17 cm
Height: 19 cm

Materials & Construction

Hand formed clay from Rwanda

Responsible Design

Vintage item ethically sourced from Rwanda

Care Instructions

Gently dust with a soft cloth; avoid abrasive materials.
Keep in dry areas, away from direct sunlight and moisture.
Not for liquid storage; purely decorative.
Handle with care to preserve intricate metalwork and pottery craftsmanship.

Shipping & Returns

This item is final sale.

Please note that our vintage items often show signs of wear due to their age and historical use. This wear, which can include marks, scuffs, and variations in the finish, is a normal characteristic of vintage pieces and contributes to their unique charm and story. These signs of previous life are not considered defects and are not valid grounds for a refund or return. By purchasing, you acknowledge and appreciate the distinctive nature of vintage items and their history.

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