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Hand-Painted Garlic Gourd Basket

Hand-Painted Garlic Gourd Basket

Regular price $302.00 USD
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Handmade with the Ilala Palm, these one-of-a-kind baskets are handwoven in Zimbabwe. “Perfectly Imperfect” and organic in shape, no two are the same, and this natural variation draws attention from everyone who sees them. Beautiful when styled alone, or in a grouping, the possibilities are endless.

Details

  • Measurements Small 14"-16"H
    Medium 17"-20"H
    Large 20"-23"H
  • Materials Ilala Plam
  • Colors Black, White
  • Origin Zimbabwe

STORY

Garlic Gourd Baskets From Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Step into the world of kanju Interiors and discover the exquisite artistry of Garlic Gourd Baskets. Each basket tells a story of skillful craftsmanship and cultural heritage, hailing from the vibrant city of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. These unique and captivating baskets bring a touch of African elegance and functionality to your home.

The Garlic Gourd Baskets are meticulously handcrafted by talented artisans who have honed their skills through generations. The process begins with the selection of locally grown gourds, carefully harvested for their size, shape, and durability. These natural gourds form the base of the baskets, providing a sturdy foundation for the intricate weaving that follows.

Skilled weavers in Bulawayo employ age-old techniques passed down through their communities, combining traditional methods with their own artistic expressions. With nimble fingers and a deep connection to their craft, they transform the gourds into stunning works of art. Each basket is a testament to their exceptional talent, attention to detail, and unwavering dedication.

The kanju journal: Sustainable Materials: Ilala Palm & Water Reeds

Care & Maintenance

Style indoors in a dry place.

Dust with a microfiber cloth to clean if necessary.

Baskets will darken slightly and become more firm with age.

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Standard shipping is 5 - 8 days from purchase. Easy returns within 14 days of receipt (terms and exclusions apply). View kanju Shipping Policy.

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