Stoneware Utensil Jar
The BULI bicycle basket by The Basket Room can be attached to the front of your bike or to the rear as a chic pannier. It is hand woven by a weaving cooperative in Northern Ghana and is roomy enough to store books and stationery, a picnic blanket and lunch, or your gym gear. It can also be secured to stairway bannisters and bathroom towel rails as an alternative storage basket.
Each bike basket is a work of art - taking up to three days to weave by hand - and is made from an indigenous crop known colloquially as ‘elephant grass’. This indigenous grass is hand-rolled and dyed in boiling water before being woven by a skilled basket weavers
The Basket Room is Fairtrade brand, working with small craft collectives in Africa.
The majority of weavers in the Northern Ghana cooperative are arable and livestock farmers. Basket weaving - a skill passed along the generations in many families – has become a source of alternative income for these communities during the dry seasons, helping families to meet their basic living costs.