The Story of the Berber Baskets
These unique berber baskets were originally used to store flatbreads and rice. They are braided by hand in the south of Morocco, near the Sahara desert. After the basket is braided from seagrass and finished, it is decorated with leftover pieces of wool. Since this is an astonishingly delicate technique, the making of one basket can take a few days!
Berber tribes in the south of Morocco decorate more expressively than the traditional Arabic style, and more colourfully. This style is characterized by tribal shapes, geometric patterns and explosive use of colour combinations. None of the baskets are exactly the same, so you can be sure that your Berber basket is unique!
When ordering a basket, please write down in 'notes' in the check-out section which colour combination you would prefer. If you leave the 'notes' section blank, we will make sure to pick a beautiful one for you!
Did you know we have Black & White Berber Baskets as well?