Coil Basket (Blue)
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These wonderful coil baskets are handmade by a collective of craftswomen in India, and are perfect for storage. Each basket is naturally dyed, then hand spun and woven. These rigid, freestanding baskets are made using natural materials including jute, cotton and leather.
Jute is a great eco-friendly product, as it is a rain-fed crop that has little need for fertiliser or pesticides. It is a natural vegetable fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads which are perfect for creating Nkuku's beautiful collection of durable rugs and baskets. Nkuku, based in Devon, the United Kingdom, creates beautifully handmade home and lifestyle products. They work with artisans throughout the world, combining timeless design with traditional skills and natural materials. One of Nkuku's key focuses is on fair trade, and they adhere to the globally accepted '10 Principles of Fair Trade'. They believe that trading fairly provides the artisans they work with an opportunity to build a future, and helps businesses develop while also creating sustainable employment.
Along with their focus on fair trade, Nkuku has a strong eco-friendly ethos as they work with natural and recycled materials through sustainable methods of production, which in turn shapes their collections. All of Nkuku's items are handmade, which highlights the traditional skills used by their artisans that have been handed down from generation to generation.
Dimensions: 27cm height x 23cm diameter