Binga Basket - Natural
Binga Basket - Natural
Binga Basket - Natural

Binga Basket - Natural

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These baskets are named for the remote Binga district – home to the displaced baTonga people. In the early 1960’s, their fertile lands on the Zambezi river shore were permanently buried in water during construction of the world’s largest man-made lake.

Today, many Tonga women utilize traditional weaving techniques to create intricately patterned baskets. All natural and locally harvested materials – such as wild grasses, small vines, and palm leaves dyed with tree bark – make up the baskets. The largest sized bowls are still used by the baTonga people for their original purpose of winnowing grains.

 

Due to the hand made nature of this product, all measurements are approximate. If your project requires exact measurements, please contact the store, 

Measurements :

Medium : D 45cm

Large : D 50cm - 55cm

Extra Large : 60cm - 65cm