Fique is a Colombian fiber commonly used for rug and basket weaving. The fiber comes from the family of agave plants, and like hemp, it does not need any fertilizers or pesticides to grow. Making this fiber a natural organic fiber. It is also a fiber that needs very little water to grow, making it a very resourceful fiber and a great sustainable option for natural fibers. Our new line of storage and decorative baskets were handwoven by cooperative artisans from the Boyaca region of Colombia. Handwoven using a coil basket weaving technique, each individual basket is one of a kind in that no other is equal in design, making each basket special handmade treasures. Our small woven basket is an ideal basket to use as decorative planters or small storage.
DETAILS: 100% natural fique fiber Dimensions: 8" x 5" / 20cm x 12cm Handmade by women artisans from Colombia