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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!


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.