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The Fair Trade African Basket is perfect for carrying wood for the fireplace, library books, an attractive container for kids toys, farmers markets or trips to the park. The leather covered handles and the tight weave of the African Basket adds to it’s strength.
They are made in the historic village of Bolgatanga, Ghana. The artisans are mainly farm families who supplement their income by making and selling baskets.
Beautiful hand-woven African Baskets are all natural basket made from the local ‘elephant grass’. The grass grows wild and is harvested, dried into straw and then woven by the women of the village. The men tan the goat hides and work the leather onto the handles.
*Shaping Baskets: Wet baskets with lukewarm water, shape, turn upside down to dry. They will look perfect every time and add strength and lengthen the life of your African Basket.
Approximately 14 inches wide. This large African Baskets is sold individually and if you order it you will receive this exact basket. One available.
One large, 14″ African Bolga Basket, “New England”, as pictured.