Hand woven in Northern Ghana, this beautifully crafted shoulder bag with leather strapped handles is the perfect market basket. Long handles means you can carry on the shoulder.
Handwoven these unique baskets are made with dried elephant grass and leather strapped handles.
VEGAN: We have a range of Vegan baskets that do not have the leather strapping on the handles. They have lovely coloured elephant grass strapping instead.
Elephant grass grows surrounding water holes in the Sahel region of west Africa.
The strong slender leaves are harvested seasonally by the Fra Fra people of northern Ghana, then soaked and stretched to produce a fine supple and extra strong fibre.
Your purchase of this item helps to maintain the time- honoured craft of weaving, while continuing a long-existing fair trade relationship with these people.
May be soaked in water and re-shaped as desired.
Ethically sourced from Northern Ghana
Approximately 39-45cm diameter across the top. Each basket is a slightly different size.