Sisal ,is an very strong material and grows well in harsh Kenyan climates
The baskets are made by the Taita ladies from the Kasigau Weaver’s groups. They dye the fibers from the sisal leaves and then roll and twine on their lap.
Each design is made up by the ladies.
how to care for your basket?
Sisal is know for being extremely strong and even resilient to salt water.
Altough a splash of water will not harm your basket,it’s recommended to dry it out if it’s made wet.
If you use your basket as a plant pot it’s advisable lining it with a water proof bag so it will not get mouldy.