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African Bolga Basket Gambibgo Pot #3

$85.00
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  • Diameter: 14" at bottom, 12" at top
  • Depth: Approximately 12"
  • Color: natural and midnight blue with black and natural handle
  • Country of origin: Ghana

This fair trade Gambibgo pot basket is striking and durable. It is bulb-shaped with an open top and a flexible goatskin handle. This beautiful African basket is approximately 14" in diameter at the bottom, 16" at its widest point, and narrowing to 12" at the top. It is approximately 12" deep, not including the handle. It is equally functional 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: African Market Baskets is a small business located in Boulder, Colorado that works closely with weavers to ensure fair conditions and wages, as well as high quality products. It is a member of the Fair Trade Federation and Green America, and donates 10% of its profit to Every Basket Helps, a non-profit working to alleviate poverty in northern Ghana.