"Our Deluxe Medium Natural Oval African Basket (fully shaped) from Africa Heartwood Project is simple and elegant, and contains no dyes or patterns - just the light brown color of the dried grass itself. This is the medium size, measuring about 14-15" long, 9-10" wide, 10-11" tall, plus the 6"" handle for 17" approximate total height. The medium 15" size is suitable for use in light shopping, collecting vegetables, holding hand towels or small books, for medium pot of flowers, or as a stunning home decor accent. The oval shape doesn't collapse, but holds it's shape wither empty or loaded, similar to our Round Baskets. They're each equipped with durable, soft leather handles. --- Each deluxe basket in our collection is made from the elephant grass which grows in the rich flood plains of the White Volta near the village of Bolgatanga, Northern Ghana. We love that women artisans, working in family & village co-operatives, hand-weave each basket using traditional techniques handed down from generation to generation. Non-profit Africa Heartwood Project supports the sustainable livelihoods of cultural artisans in developing countries by providing training, investment, and access to global markets. Your purchase helps preserve traditional crafts & culture, increases income for many working families, and supports charitable projects among the poor in West Africa. ---- To save you money this woven basket arrives flat-packed, reducing storage and shipping costs. Reshape by simply spraying or immersing in water, shaking off excess water, hand shaping while wet, then allowing to air dry. 5 minutes of basket love and your done! We include a care and shaping guide to help you keep your basket looking its best. Every basket is hand-made & unique, but trust that YOUR basket will closely match the written description & representative photos in this listing. ---- Every basket is hand-made & unique, but trust that YOUR basket will closely match the written description & representative photos in this listing."
- Hand-woven by women in village cooperatives in Bolgatanga, Ghana from dried elephant grass using traditional methods
- Ships flattened to save you money. Re-shape in just 3 minutes. Sturdy build, ready for everyday use in carrying items and shopping, at the market, farm, or at home, while adding culture and beauty to the decor. Stitched, soft, brown leather handle for durability and comfort.
- Free care & shaping guide included with each new Deluxe Medium Natural Oval African Bolga Market Basket
- Female African cultural artisans supported in their sustainable livelihoods in part by non-profit Africa Heartwood Project
Watch our quick video on how to re-shape this flat-packed Deluxe African Basket in 3 minutes with only 3 steps! https://youtu.be/4cHZXYEATBs