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Oval Shopper Basket - R112

Our hand woven African baskets are from Bolga in Northern Ghana. Traditionally used to carry goods, the Ghanaian Bolga baskets are famous for their durability and long lasting quality. Made from dried elephant grass, dyed using a combination of natural occurring dyes from the earth and fabric dyes to achieve the vibrant colours and patterns recognizable throughout African culture.

The oval shopper baskets are popular not only because they look great, they are just so versatile and are a much more environmentally friendly option for your regular grocery shopping. They are similar in practicality to the market basket but with a shallower, longer design which gives ample space for weekly shopping trips (see photos for comparison in size between the market and oval shopper baskets).

It's Many Uses:

Storage baskets, market baskets, fruit baskets, toy baskets, shopping baskets, picnic baskets, beach baskets – the uses are endless! 

    Available Sizing:

    As the Oval Baskets are handmade they will vary in size.  No one basket is the same. Although they a We have divided the baskets in to 3 sizes based on visual measurement and d small, regular and large. 

    Each market basket is hand woven individually so sizes may vary slightly. Each basket has been measured individually due to the varying sizes.  There are 3 different sizes. Regular, large and X-Large

    This Basket:

    Top basket length: 55 cm
    Basket height (not including handles): 28 cm
    Basket depth: 24 cm

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        Adinkra Designs Products

        Here at Adinkra Designs, we bring you genuine hand crafted arts from Africa. Our products are made by skilful hands that know the meaning of hard work. Our products are not made by machines, mass-produced and cut to precision. Here you will see that no two products are ever truly the same.

        There will be imperfections, but we accept this as part of the individual beauty and character of the item. You are not just buying an item made in Africa, you are taking home a piece of Africa and your product has journeyed far! Enjoy it’s beauty for all it’s flaws and be proud to know your purchase has made an impact on someone’s life. Click below for further information about our products, how they are made and materials used.

        About Bolga Baskets

        Product Care Instructions

        Bolga Baskets can be cleaned using water. We do not recommend the use of soaps or cleaning product as this can affect the dyes used on the product. Baskets can get out of shape during their travels and this can be easily fixed. Simply soak the basket in water and reshape while the basket is damp. Dry in natural sunlight. 

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