Set of 3 Straw Traditional Tribal Baskets (Ghana)
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Set of 3 Straw Traditional Tribal Baskets (Ghana)

Overall Rating Rating 4.7  |  128 reviews  |  Write a review
Sale $60.29
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Was: $66.99
Item #: 930603
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    This authentic Ghana basket in a set of three will add ethnic flair to any home or special event as an ornamental accessory. It is ideal for grocery shopping, as well as for holding home items, including jewelry, magazines, and others....more

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    Add a touch of Africa to your decor with our charming 3-piece traditional tribal baskets. Handmade in Ghana, each basket is woven from Boliga straw by members of the Boliga tribe in northern Ghana.

    Product Features:
    • Fun bright colors
    • Hand-woven from Boliga straw
    • Set of three (3) baskets
    • Each measures approximately 14 inches high x 17 inches in diameter

    Story Behind the Art:
    Nana was born to a family of nine children in the town of Kumasi in Ghana, West Africa. His parents divorced when he was only 8 years old and Nana became so rebellious that his mother sent him to live with his father in Tamale (in the Northern region of Ghana) when Nana was 12 years old. It was there that he developed an interest in art. He dropped out of school when he was 14 and started training with a master carver in Tamale. In 2000 Nana began selling his products through Worldstock. Nana is now married with three children and lives in Accra, Ghana. He is now a master carver with his own shop and 10 employees.

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.


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14 in. H x 17 in. W x 17 in. L
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  • Material
    Leather Strap, Other, Rattan
  • Worldstock Country
  • Season or Holiday
    Easter, Fall, Hanukkah, Mother's Day, Summer
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  • 3 straw handmade baskets with handles, lovely

    Boy was I happy when I opened the box of baskets! These lovely handmade baskets were all different patterns and colorful too, which is exactly what I wanted. I had seen these baskets at a fiber fair selling for $35 each and was happy to see that I could purchase 3 baskets for less, which allows me to give away a basket as a gift. They will come in useful for my yarn and knitting to carry to a retreat or weekly group event. They shaped easily also. I just sprinkled them with water, baskets only avoiding the handles and worked the body a bit, they dried firm and nicely shapen, thanks Overstock for providing a great product reasonably priced. At first I found them on yoru site but they were out of stock, I signed up for the reminder email when restocked and within a week or so was notified they were available and ordered them, thanks so much, I am very happy with my purchase, my friends also commented on how nice they are and I shared with them they came from Overstock!

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? Yes the color variations were similar to the advertising picture
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. consistent and very nicely made and proportionate
    • How accurate was the sizing? ample sizing as described, two very large size baskets and one slightly smaller

    maine2 from Maine2fromConnecticut, Jul 15, 2011

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  • I ordered two sets of the Tribal Baskets. They are wonderful! Each one is different (none are green). I already had one Tribal Basket purchased elsewhere and these are just the same. Excellent quality, designs, size, etc.

    Anonymous from Edmonds, WA, Jan 30, 2006

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    These would be much more impressive if they could be boxed and shipped in a way that didn't render them completely squished together and misshapen on arrival. It is months later now, and they still are out of shape and look like they were run over by a bus.

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? All are vibrant and pretty; they come in a variety of shades.
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good craftsmanship, sturdy
    • How accurate was the sizing? Right on

    robynallen from Columbia County, FL, May 14, 2013

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    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? NO, THEY WERE DIFFERENT BUT VERY COLORFUL SELECTION.
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. NICE QUALITY, EVEN A LEATHER HANDLE ON ONE BASKET.
    • How accurate was the sizing? OK
  • Bent and smell terrible

    These smelled like gasoline and the colors I received looked cheap by comparison to photos - too bright. You will get whatever they send, not what you see in the picture (in terms of pattern and color). The baskets I received were very misshapen. I sent them back immediately.

    • Did the color match the color displayed onsite? No
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. poor
    • How accurate was the sizing? Fine
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  • Great product

    Mine were a little different than pictured but I love them. They're very useful in all rooms in the house.


    cim01 Feb 7, 2015

  • Fantastic

    Great baskets, wish they hadn't been so squished in the box but still fixable.

  • burly baskets

    I have owned identical baskets for over 15 years using them to go back and forth to our boats kept on moorings in Newport. You can put groceries, bottles of wine, engine parts whatever in them. They are well constructed and meant to be used. I like just looking at them onboard they are not obnoxious and going home they hold any leftovers, laundry, etc. just as easily. They are perfect for squishing into any area. They do not topple over, just roll a bit.


    teamthompson from Costa Mesa, CA, Oct 16, 2014

  • straw bags

    These are very nice straw bags. Don't be concerned when they arrive all folded, bent and kattywampus. There are instructions to wet and reshape them. It really does work and not hard to do. I hung them in the garage damp, with a weight in the bottom so that the shape would take. I am using them for magazines, yarn, and crafts. The baskets are lovely, but probably expensive in the long run.


    kemtally from Florida, Oct 9, 2014

  • Average

    Kinda disappointed in these baskets. Although the material is great, I just can't get them to hold their shape, despite several dunkings in water and stuffing with rags until they dry. Thought they would be good in our office where we have groups travel to foreign countries for missions; however, I just don't know what to do with these as they always looks like they are falling over.


    lorcal from Iowa, Aug 10, 2014

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What are the shipping box dimensions for this set of baskets? kneesofbees on Nov 28, 2012
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The box dimensions are 12 inches high x 20 inches wide x 20 inches deep. overstockcustomercare1 on Nov 28, 2012

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