Brightly coloured Sassy Spirit Raffia Baskets on the beach

Going Mad for Madaraff

In April 2015 we started stocking Madaraff bags and hats. Your response to them has been amazing.

The brightly coloured baskets have been a huge hit with you.

Attractive Raffia Products

I was immediately attracted to them when I saw them for the first time. These baskets are so cheerful to look at that I was spoilt for choice trying to imagine which bag I should have for myself.

I was interested to learn that Madaraff is a family business founded by 2 brothers and their wives. Attracted to Madagascar by its diverse flora and fauna one of the brothers fell not only in love with the island but with a local lady who would later become his wife.

Their family business now brings beautiful and inspired handmade products direct from Madagascar for sale in the UK.

The raffia used is a renewable and sustainable raw material and all of the products are fairly traded. The products are made by family run, co-operatives or small artisans units regularly visited by Madaraff.

Sassy Spirit stock a wide range of colours and sizes so we are sure, we have something for you.

Many of our customers love to use the baskets as a summer handbag and so when buying a basket from us we offer our customers a discounted handbag organiser to go with it. 

You can find both in our online collections.

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