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Ukhamba Zulu beer basket

Zulu beer basket - Ukhamba
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African Zulu Ukhamba Beer Basket

$79-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / Reed

Size: 23cm x 25cm (H x W)

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Ukhamba Zulu beer basket

Size: 23cm x 25cm(H x W) - image above

Known locally in South African as Ukhamba which is the Zulu translation.

A traditional Zulu beer basket crafted out of Ilala Palm and woven with traditional Zulu patterns. Zulu basket pattern meaningThe Zulu beer basket is a rigid bulb-shaped container rendered watertight by the tightness of the coil-weave. The Zulu beer basket is traditionally used to serve sorghum beer during traditional ceremonies Every basket is made by hand, using indigenous raw materials. The fronds of the Ilala Palm (Hyphaene Coriacea) are commonly used to weave the fine, watertight baskets, and dyes of vegetable origin (i.e. Roots, berries, bark, leaves) to color the palm. It can take up to one month to produce a medium-sized basket that will be unique in size, shape and pattern.

Every Zulu basket is made by hand, using indigenous materials and the type of baskets vary from area to area,depending on the availability of raw materials and the use to which the basket is to be put. It can take more than 1 month to make a medium size basket that will be unique in size, pattern,shape, weave an color.

A true collectors item. All sizes listed are approximate.

The African hand woven Zulu grass basket you purchase and receive may differ just slightly in size, look, and/or color from the African hand woven Zulu grass basket shown in the picture because each African hand woven Zulu grass basket is handcrafted by individual artists.

A true African hand woven Zulu grass basket!

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African Grass Zulu Beer Basket - Ukhamba 

African hand woven Zulu basket

$79-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 35cm x 28cm (H x W)

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African Grass Zulu Beer Basket - Ukhamba 

Traditional Zulu Beer Basket

$79-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 30cm x 24cm (H x W)

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African Grass Zulu Beer Basket - Ukhamba 

African Round Basket With Lid

$79-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 34cm x 23cm (H x W)

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African Grass Zulu Beer Basket - Ukhamba

African Beer Baskets

$69-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 30cm x 20cm (H x W)

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African Grass Zulu Basket - Ukhamba 

Zulu beer basket

$64-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 22cm x 25cm (H x W)

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African Grass Zulu Basket - Ukhamba 

African hand woven Zulu grass basket

$55-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 20cm x 13cm (H x W)

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Zulu Grass Reed Basket Plates

African Zulu grass woven grass basket plate

$28-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 30cm (D)

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$25-00

Region: South Africa

Material: Grass / reed

Size: 25cm (D)

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