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African Bolga Basket Gambibgo Pot #1

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  • Diameter: 13" at bottom, 15" at widest point, 10" at top
  • Depth: approximately 12"
  • Color: multi stripe
  • Country of Origin: Ghana

This fair trade Gambibgo pot basket is striking and durable. It is bulb-shaped with an open top, and has a single flexible leather handle. This beautiful African basket is approximately 13" in diameter at the bottom, widening to 15" at its widest point and then narrowing to 10" at the top. It is approximately 12" deep, excluding the handle. It comes with a hang tag with information about fair trade Bolga baskets. It is equally happy functioning as a tote or storing newspapers, magazines, yarn, and other household items. 

We sometimes ship our Bolga baskets flattened to save on shipping costs, and if so we'll include shaping instructions. It's quick and easy!

We will ship the exact basket that you see in the image. As it is a unique item, only one is available.

To clean or re-shape your Bolga basket, simply wet it with cool water, clean and shape it as needed (use mild soap only and avoid wetting the leather), and allow it to air dry.

Gambibgo pot baskets are crafted in the Gambibgo community, near Bolgatanga in Ghana. They are woven from abundant local elephant grass, and the handles are made from goat skin.

About the brand: Gitzell Imports is a member of the Fair Trade Federation. Based in St. Charles, Missouri, it specializes in importing handmade baskets from Sub-Saharan Africa and Bali.