Please note that imperfections can occur and are proof of the authentic, handcrafted origin.

The raffia fibre is a natural fibre. It has similar properties like jute, bamboo and hemp fibres. It is obtained by peeling of raffia palm leaves. The raffia fibre is soft, pliable, strong, durable, easy to dye and biodegradable making it an excellent material for weaving.


  1. Handwash only gently and always let it air dry when it is wet. Avoid contact with fatty products, perfume or cosmetics, and other products made from solvents or alcohol.

2. Avoid prolonged exposure to intense light or heat.

3. Be careful not to scratch the material or rub it against abrasive surfaces.

4. Clean SHOOWA only with a mild soap. Avoid creams, abrasive cleaning agents, varnishes, and plasticizers.