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Bolga Basket / Handmade Shopping Baskets / Traditional African Market Basket

Sold by: thecrafthubgh
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$35.00 each

This colorful traditional handicraft market basket is woven by the people of bolgatanga in northern of Ghana, where it gets its name from. The region is abundant in veta vera grass, which are used to weave beautiful handy African baskets. this beautiful work of art can be used as a shopping basket to pick up groceries, can also be used decor for homes, offices and also as picnic basket Purchasing these beautiful handcrafted baskets will directly help the women in this trade since most of the weavers are women and depend solely on the sale of baskets to feed their children and themselves. Note: you will receive the exact baskets pictured above. all though we attempt to ship all baskets fully shaped, some baskets may need a bit of shaping when they arrive to you. flattened baskets can easily be reshaped by submerging it in water (keep the leather dry) ,reshaping it by hand and letting it dry.each order comes with a thank you card from the weavers and instructions on reshaping the baskets

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