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Navy Nautilus Basket

Deftly woven by artisans working near Bolgatanga in northern Ghana, this low, handled elephant grass basket in natural and indigo-dyed navy has ample room for carrying market produce, or for stylish storage at home. Due to handmade nature, size, shape, and color may vary. Sturdy handle has leather wrap. 9 1/2"h x 16"dia

Reshaping Your Bolgatanga Basket: Our artisan partners fold this basket in order to ship more efficiently. To remove creases and restore its shape, dampen basket with a spray bottle or other water source, or by submerging in water for 1 minute. Let it rest for 5 minutes to allow grass to absorb the moisture and become pliable. Bend and press the basket into shape - don't worry, it won't break. Allow it to air dry before use and enjoy your beautiful handwoven basket from Ghana!

ABOUT THE ARTISAN

Your purchase supports the indigenous livelihoods of Ghana's poorest residents, empowering them to earn a sustainable income through entrepreneurship and export of their crafts.