Zulu Basket "Nkosi" Natural
Story behind the product ~ Nkosi is a Nguni word for “king”, “chief“ and ”lord. Handcrafted from Ilala Palm. This Zulu grass pot is often water tight as it was used to carry liquids. Zulu Baskets are also made from boiling roots, leaves, berries, bark, or other organic material of indigenous flora. A main technique used by weavers is to dry the strips of bark in order to achieve a waxy texture and layer for a more smooth feeling and easier weaving. The patterns on the Zulu grass pot symbolize different things.
Country of origin ~ South Africa.
Materials ~ Ilala Palm
Dimensions ~ All measurements are approximate
Medium ~ 20cm DIA x 25cm H
Large ~ 25cm DIA x 29cm H
Your Nkosi basket will be hand selected and may vary from image displayed. Each piece has been intricately created by hand. If there are small flaws it is a sign and proof of human touch, making each and every piece unique with tiny little differences.
Note about shipping ~ Freight is not calculated at checkout as we will individually source the best price for your order. Freight quotes are based on volume of stock and destination.