Red Wine Decanter

by: Ngwenya Glass

  • Designed to resemble an African animal’s horn 
  • Hand blown from recycled glass bottles 
  • 25 oz. capacity
  • Produced following fair trade principles

Country: Swaziland

Ngwenya Glass employs 70 workers. Using only recycled glass each piece is handmade & mouth blown.  People all over Swaziland collect bottles & are paid per kilo for clean glass. Local schools to do cleanup days in exchange for donations of building materials, or soccer kits. Recycled cooking oil fuels Ngwenya’s furnaces & old newspapers are used for shaping and packing their glass. They believe that by educating children about environmental issues, they’re going to have a chance of saving our planet.

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