Water Hyacinth Basket£48.00
A strong and intricately patterned basket, woven from water hyacinth.
Water Hyacinth grows abundantly in the waterways of the Tungabhadra river and can clog the waterways, effecting the eco diversity of plants and marine life. The people of Anegundi painstakingly harvest the plants and use the dried stems for weaving. The long, slender leaves can be cut and dried into a strong yet soft fibres, perfect for weaving into baskets and other products.
Women's communities from this part of Karnataka use their traditional bag making skills with this sustainable raw material to create beautiful accessories in support of community development. You can read more here.
25cm deep x 41cm wide x 34cm tall
Made in India.
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