Akan Two-Handle Basket
Material: Elephant grass.
Basket with two colored handles brought directly from Bolgatanga, Ghana. It is handwoven in elephant grass , a hardy variety of grass that is dyed to create these colorful designs.
Highly resistant and very colorful baskets that can be used for multiple activities; go shopping, on a picnic, to the beach, magazine racks, baskets of firewood, etc.
Each piece is a fine work of art that accumulates hours of work and effort. With a finish that reaches the highest quality according to international standards, consisting of selecting, dehydrating and intertwining all the filaments to be used. In addition, we cannot forget to highlight the admirable quality of the process of being respectful with the environment .
The city of Bolgatanga in Ghana, popularly known as Bolga , situated near the border with Burkina Faso, is the capital of the Upper East region.
Bolga is known as the handicraft center of northern Ghana, with a large central market, where you can find the famous Bolga baskets, which are made and sold there. Bolgatanga and the surrounding towns are also among the largest producers of leather work, straw hats and blouses in the entire country.
*All products are made by hand so there may be some variation in shape and size.