This basket is hand woven from kaisa grass which is twisted and stitched into an oval shape, it has sturdy handles attached to the end of the basket. The basket starts out a natural light green colour and as it dries becomes lightly tanned. Baskets are commonly made from kaisa because of the sturdy nature of the grass, making these baskets robust enough for everyday use. Hand crafted by skilled artisans working with Dhaka Handicrafts, one of our fair trade partners in Bangladesh.
The skilled artisans of Dhaka Handicrafts use abundant local natural resources to create for themselves and their next generations a future to be proud of. Actively engaging in training around gender equality issues and women’s leadership complements the sustainable and reliable income that supports their families and communities.Read more
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