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The Baba Tree Basket Company

Based in Bolgatanga, Ghana, The Baba Tree provides the highest quality handwoven baskets. The baskets are tested for strength, quality of weave, and neatness of finish. They come in a variey of colours and patterns, and they are adored by our staff and customers alike!

Fair trade: The talented Baba Tree weavers are paid fairly for creating these gorgeous and practical works of art. The proceeds from the Baba Tree support entire communities in one of the poorest areas of the world.

Recently, twenty of the Baba Tree's weavers travelled to the prestigious National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India to learn new weaving techniques and patterns on the invitation of the Government of India. Since their return, they've been working to share what they learned with the wider weaving community in Bolgatanga, so that the entire region benefits from this amazing opportunity. Read more about their adventure here.

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  1. Round Baskets by The Baba Tree Basket Company

    Round Basket

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    $25.00

    Baba Tree's amazing baskets are gorgeous, environmentally friendly, fair-trade storage at its best -- now available in new colours & sizes! Standard sizes range from an 8" round to 15", and now -- new to the web -- we sometimes have "tiny" sizes and extra large sizes up to 19"!


    The Baba Tree provides the highest quality woven baskets from Ghana. Baba Tree weavers are paid fairly, and the proceeds from the Baba Tree support entire communities in one of the poorest areas of the world. Not only are we sure that you will be buying one of the best baskets available, but we are also certain that your money will go to the weavers whose nimble hands created these gorgeous and functional works of art.


    A note about colour: These baskets come in either plain, striped or patterned. If you have certain colour desires, we can try (but not promise) to accommodate you. Just add a quick note in the comments section of your purchase to say, "I like stripes" or "Orange makes me happy" -- if we have time, we may even be able to send you a photo of our current stock so you can see exactly what you're getting (feel free to ask!). Otherwise leave your choice to fate/Gaia/us, and we will send you a surprise choice that we are sure you will love.


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  2. Nyariga Basket by The Baba Tree Basket Company

    Nyariga Basket

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    $35.00

    The perfect shopper, now with new colours and patterns! A hard-working double-weave shopping basket, with a durable leather wrapped handle.


    The Baba Tree provides the highest quality woven baskets from Ghana. Baba Tree weavers are paid fairly, and the proceeds from the Baba Tree support entire communities in one of the poorest areas of the world. Not only are we sure that you will be buying one of the best baskets available, but we are also certain that your money will go to the weavers whose nimble hands created these gorgeous and functional works of art.


    A note about colour: Baba Tree baskets come in a variety of colours, if you have certain colour desires, we can try (but not promise) to accommodate you. Just add a quick note in the comments section of your purchase to say, "I like green" or "Stripes make me happy" -- if we have time, we may even be able to send you a photo of our current stock so you can see exactly what you're getting (feel free to ask!). Otherwise leave your choice to fate/Gaia/us, and we will send you a surprise choice that we are sure you will love.


    Please see below for height specifications.


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  3. Sun Hats by The Baba Tree Basket Company

    Sun Hats

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    $79.00

    The Baba Tree's hats are now available in brand new colours and patterns! Grab one of these for a little natural sun protection for when you are out shopping at the market with one of your new fabulous Baba Tree bags. These are great sun hats and the highest quality of their kind available on the market today. Place one on your head and say, "cool."


    Here at Still Eagle, we love supporting The Baba Tree, a company who provides the highest quality woven baskets (and hats) from Ghana at a fair trade prices. The Baba Tree weavers are paid fairly, and the proceeds from the Baba Tree support entire communities in one of the most desperate areas of the world. Not only are we sure that you will be buying one of the best products available, but we are also certain that your money will go to the weavers whose highly skilled working hands created these gorgeous designs.


    Comes in four sizes: small, medium, large, and extra large.


    If you have certain colour desires, we can try (but not promise) to accommodate you. Just add a quick note in the comments section of your purchase to say, "I like purple" or "Stripes make me happy" -- if we have time, we may even be able to send you a photo of our current stock so you can see exactly what you're getting (feel free to ask!). Otherwise leave your choice to fate/Gaia/us, and we will send you a surprise choice that we are sure you will love.


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  4. Fans by The Baba Tree Basket Company

    Fans

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    $27.00

    Another gorgeous and practical hand-woven product from the Baba Tree Basket company! When you're not using these beautiful fans to create a bit of a breeze or shade yourself from the summer sun, display them on your wall so you can keep admiring them as the artistic masterpieces they are.



    The Baba Tree provides the highest quality woven baskets -- and fans and sunhats -- from Ghana. Baba Tree weavers are paid fairly, and the proceeds from the Baba Tree support entire communities in one of the poorest areas of the world. Not only are we sure that you will be buying one of the best products available, but we are also certain that your money will go to the weavers whose skilled and nimble hands created these gorgeous and functional works of art.



    These fans come in a range of lovely colours and designs. If you have certain colour desires, we can try (but not promise) to accommodate you. To this end, you can send us a quick note in the comments section of your purchase that says, "I like orange", " Green makes me happy" or "I go gaga over stripes." Otherwise leave your choice to fate/Gaia/us, and we will send you a surprise choice that we are sure you will love.



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  5. Oval Basket by The Baba Tree Basket Company

    Oval Basket

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    $37.00

    A must-have -- now available in new colours, sizes, and designs! For a plastic-free lifestyle or just a lifestyle that appreciates handmade, fair trade beauty and practicality. Take your basket shopping, to the beach or overnight at a friends.


    The Oval basket is a double weave basket that is a market workhorse. It is the hardest basket for the weavers to weave owing to achieving a flat bottom using the double weave method. There is a very limited supply of these baskets as not a lot of weavers weave them.


    The Baba Tree provides the highest quality woven baskets from Ghana.  Baba Tree weavers are paid fairly, and the proceeds from the Baba Tree support entire communities in one of the poorest areas of the world. Not only are we sure that you will be buying one of the best baskets available, but we are also certain that your money will go to the weavers whose nimble hands created these gorgeous and functional works of art.


    A note about colour: Baba Tree baskets come in a variety of colours. If you have certain colour desires, we can try (but not promise) to accommodate you. Just add a quick note in the comments section of your purchase to say, "I like green" or "Stripes make me happy" -- if we have time, we may even be able to send you a photo of our current stock so you can see exactly what you're getting (feel free to ask!). Otherwise leave your choice to fate/Gaia/us, and we will send you a surprise choice that we are sure you will love.


    Please see below for height specifications.


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