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We have created these sets of a variety of crafts and basketry from the islands we work with. Each piece has been chosen carefully to stack into our boxes so that we can send these to you at no shipping cost. These make wonderful gifts throughout the year.
All of the natural materials are carefully selected for age so they will not decay, the maker uses techniques handed down to her from her grandmothers and motifs are inspired by nature and the natural dyes come from local gardens. All of these items continue to have traditional use in the community.
Takin seed basket
Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. This basket is skillfully woven with a motif silup langit refers to a powerfull object used by a shaman who has the power to stop the rain. Made in Kalimantan, 2020
20 x 21 cm / 8 x 8.5 in
Koro Mama betelnut basket (Can be used to keep jewellery or treasures) Basketry with lontar palm (Borassus flabellifer), natural dyes. Made in Amarasi, Timor, 2019.
14 x 10 x 7 cm / 5.5 x 4 x 3 in
Sappa picnic basket. Traditional people place cooked food into the basket and fold the top part over to secure and then tie a string. These baskets can all washed by hand and placed to dry in sun. Basketry with grass fiber locally called tuyu and natural dyes. Made in Bulo, Sulawesi, 2019.
18 x 18 x 17 cm / 7 x 7 x 6.5 in
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