natural storage baskets

Bolga Baskets - Vegan

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Bolga Baskets

These round Bolga baskets are hand-woven from the elephant grass which grows in the rich flood plains of the White Volta near the village of Bolgatanga, Northern Ghana.

They are perfect for shopping, in the garden, around the home or just sitting pretty. Fully malleable and easy to reshape, simply immerse in water for a few minutes and adjust while wet. 

Simple, classic and elegant which can be used for trips to the market or display and storage in one of the many rooms in your home.

Sizes

Small - Diameter 19 - 22cm

Medium - Diameter 24 - 30cm

Large - Diameter 36 - 42cm

As these baskets are handmade, diameter will vary within these measurements.

Care instructions 

Our fresh and fabulous basket will be flat packed and will need some life breathed into it. The good news is that the care instructions are simple.

Soak the basket.This can be done in the sink, bath or under the shower.Work the reed.

The reed becomes malleable when soaked.

 Work them gently and start forming the basket into the shape you desire.

We find that a round and symmetrical finish looks the best.

Leave it to dry.

Once you’re happy with the shape simply leave it to dry, preferably somewhere with decent drainage so that water doesn’t pool underneath (which will slow down the drying process).

Enjoy.

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