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 sandung refers to a shrine that houses the spirit of the ancestors. Made in Kalimantan, 2020
21 x 18 cm / 8.5 x 7 in
Oko dwi wini (traditional seed storage basket) basketry with lontar palm (Borassus flabellifer), natural dyes. Made in Pedarro, Sabu, 2017.
15 x 15 x 14 cm / 6 x 6 x 5.5 in
Oko nga’a picnic basket (Put food in fold over and tie a string to carry. Wash by hand and dry in sun) Basketry with grass fiber and natural dyes. Made in Sabu, 2019.
16 x 14 cm / 6.5 x 5.5 in
All above items including shipping