- You will receive the exact basket pictured above.
- With their robust handles, these bowls work great both as accent pieces and as a way to carry small items in and around your home and garden.
- Tonga baskets are made by weaving strips of palm leaf through radials of ‘creepers’ (vines). To create the patterns on the baskets, some of the strips are dyed a dark brown using bark and roots.
- Dimensions are approximate, but we do strive to get the measurements accurate within 1/2 inch. Please review the size of this item carefully using a ruler or tape measure before your purchase. See our Shopping FAQs for more information.
The weavers depend on basket income to sustain themselves beyond what food they grow as subsistence farmers. They often use the money earned to pay school fees for their children.