'In the lead up to our annual Winter Fair Selvedge talks to some of the companies that will be joining us. Here we talk to Naeema and Aniqah, co-founders of QÄSA QÄSA, a lifestyle and homewares store.'
'Carving out - QÄSA QÄSA Coconut Wood Grain Spoon'
Kitchen Trends of 2020 | Page 133
African Blackwood Scoop - Handmade Tale:'With the environment in mind, next year is set to be big for handmade unique pieces with stories behind them.'
GOOD CHEESE MAGAZINE
Set The Table In Style | Page 46
'This unusual cow horn butter knife, handcrafted from sustainably sourced Ankole cattle horn, can be used for soft cheeses and pate too.'
COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE
The Utterly Inessential Shopping List
'Lovingly made out of hand-dyed sweetgrass & sisal in Rwanda by Indego Africa, this basket is perfect for neatly storing all those little things which clutter up a workspace…including packets of tissues and strepsils.'
A BIKE SUPPERS
An Evening Of African Storytelling
'Their Ankole Horn serving spoon was one by a lucky guest in our prize draw. These pearlescent pieces are totally one of a kind as no two spoons are the same and each comes with it’s own special story.'
PLANT & PLATE
Summery Lemon And Basil Pasta Salad
'We styled the recipe with this beautiful QÄSA QÄSA lemon squeezer, an ethical company that is worth investing in.'
ACTUAL SIZE MAGAZINE
A Few Of Our Favourite Picks
'Storage solutions - Blantyre Jars'
THE HOME PAGE
Brand We Love
'Craftsmanship, quality and provenance; meet Aniqah Moawalla and Naeema Anjarwalla, the inspiring partnership behind the ethical East African homewares store QÄSA QÄSA.'
CURIOUSLY CONSCIOUS BLOG
12 Zero Waste Bathroom Swaps
'I like to store all my pads on the countertop in a beautiful Recycled Glass Storage Jar, by QÄSA QÄSA. The jar is made from the bottom of a wine bottle, and topped off with a heavy wooden stopper, all made by artisans in Malawi.'
BARRONS - PENTA MAGAZINE
Good Company: QÄSA QÄSA’s Stylish Homewares From East African Artisans
'What makes QÄSA QÄSA truly unique is that items come with story cards, so customers know exactly how their new pieces were made, including the materials, process, skills involved, and who made them. They believed there was a market for handcrafted items with a contemporary African style, and they wanted to tell the stories of the makers so customers could appreciate the hard work and artistry in each piece.'
Purchase with Purpose | Gifts that give back
'I have the beautiful soft tea towels, woven plant holders and the recycled wine bottle storage containers in my kitchen and bathroom.'
The Ultimate Ethical Christmas Gift Guide
'If you haven't checked out QÄSA QÄSA yet, I highly recommend you have a browse of their website, as they have a wide range of handcrafted homewares that would make excellent presents this year.'
RUTH MACGILP BLOG
The Ultimate Ethical Christmas Gift Guide
'Here are some of my favourite ethical brands and products that will make great Christmas gifts for the stylish and sustainable loved ones in your life. QÄSA QÄSA is a sustainable brand offering ethically made gifts and homewares from East Africa, with a beautifully curated collection.'
The Ultimate Eco-Age Christmas Gift Guide
'Ethical homewares from QÄSA QÄSA, as wished for by our contributor Melissa Hemsley.'
LONDON LIFE MAGAZINE
'QÄSA QÄSA is a contemporary homeware brand offering beautifully designed pieces that bring texture and interest to your home.'
THE LONDON MOTHER
12 Ethical homeware brands you should be shopping with
'The homewares are original and will stand the test of time. each purchase includes a card that reveals the story behind the product. That's a lot more interesting than most shopping experiences! Follow their beautiful Instagram @qasa_qasa '
'QÄSA QÄSA is introduced as a new, and stylish sustainable brand. This Magazine is based in Germany, and goes out to a German readership.'
REFINERY 29 UK
12 Earth-Friendly Interiors Brands To Have In Your Home
'QÄSA QÄSA focusses on working with local artisans, organisations and NGOs in eastern Africa to create jobs and teach skills.'
Features: Homes & Garden
'Unique Fairtrade Handmade Gifts from East Africa | Looking for something different to surprise your Mum with this Mother’s Day? Or perhaps you are searching for a unique Wedding Gift for a fab couple? Give something truly special...'
THE CHOSEN CLUB
10 Home Obsessions of Hemsley + Hemsley
Melissa: 'QÄSA QÄSA recycled bottle green storage jars (and vibrantly patterned fruit bowls woven by female artisans in Rwanda) make the most incredible presents.'