BOLGATANGA BOLGA BASKET HANDMADE WOVEN FAIR TRADE GHANA MEDIUM LARGE 33-35 CM
These stunning baskets are hand crafted in the villages surrounding the town of Bolgatanga in Northern Ghana. Famous for its super strong desert grass and leather working the Bolgatanga region is the centre of Ghanaian basket making. The baskets are made by villagers when they’re not growing crops or tending their herds and have become an essential source of income for the villages in this area.
Woven using grass and recycled plastic this basket can be used as a shopping basket, storage for household bits and pieces or for display.
Each item is made and designed by a single crafts person. Both men and women take part in the making and every basket has its own particular meaning that reflects something of the people, place and environment it has been made.
Every item varies in terms of shape and design. These baskets are between an average of 33 x 35 cm in diameter and 22-25 cm from the floor to the rim of the basket. You will receive the exact item shown on the options page.
This item includes a 100% money back guarantee. If you’re not completely satisfied with your purchase send it back in the same condition within 30 days and you will receive a full refund.
We are a Fair trade company and have been selling Bolgatanga baskets both through our shop and more recently on-line for the past 25 years. Both ourselves and our suppliers adhere to the 10 principles of Fair trade.
All our products are handmade.
We chose suppliers who work with artisan groups, individual craftspeople, family groups or small businesses favouring natural and sustainable materials created with traditional skills.
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