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Moonj Basketry

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Handwoven Bread Basket; Moonj Grass

As these are handmade, please consider that there is a possibility of there being some variance between the image and the product received. If the artisan does not have the product ready it may take upto 1 week to make it for you.

Bread Basket woven beautifully with Moonj grass grown in the Northern Belt, in Badhohi, near Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh, India. This is in chocolate brown with leaf green as a combination. It can be washed and will retain its glory!

Weight0.1 KgsHeight4 Inches
Length13 InchesWidth10 Inches
ColorMulticolorProduct MaterialMoonj Grass
A small village named Naini in Uttar Pradesh state is the chief producer of Moonj wild grass product. Moonj and Kaasa are the types of wild grass that abundantly grows near the banks of the river. The source of Moonj craft has nearly 60 to 70 years of customary history in Allahabad. At first the Kaasa grass is dried and it is wrapped with the moonj grass by rolling around Kaasa. The motifs of basketry are made by adding colored grass in between. The Moonj grass products are ideal to use regularly . These natural products can be used as containers, food storage container and wall decorators. The products are very simple, beautiful and eco-friendly. The Moonj craft also has a customary significance as the finishing products are given as gifts for women in customary functions and weddings.
This Is A Story That Truly Inspires. Om Prakash Has A Group Of 400 Village Women Who Painstakingly Cut, Soak, Color And Weave The Kusha Grass With A Combination Of Sarkanda Grass To Create Magic. They Make Bread-Baskets, Laundry And Keep-Sake Baskets, With And Without Lids In A Range Thats Amazing. They Make All Table-Ware. Mats, Round And Square, Fruit Baskets For The Table And Shopping Baskets For The Environmentally Conscious, The Fashion-Savvy, The Art And Crafts-Lover And The Free-Spirited.Om Prakash Can Take Large Orders And Fulfill These In 3-4 Weeks Time If They Are Placed In Growing Season. Any Orders Directly Improve The Lives Of These Village Folk And Make It Possible For All To Enjoy Safe, Environment-Friend, Green Products In A Variety Of Brilliant Colors, Textures And Styles.
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Jewellery expresses the social milieu, cultural associations and craftsmanship perhaps more strongly than any other human artefact. Made from stones, beads, bones, feathers, metals, pearls or wood and other natural products, it lives and breathes for all time and often is the more lasting of all sentimental objects as people pass on their valuables and memories to their future generation. Please keep dust and grime free and avoid soaking in any liquids unless it is specifically recommended as the threads can weaken. Simply use a flannel cloth to wipe off and shine. Enjoy!

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