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Vetiver Baskets

Vetiver Baskets

Regular price £29.00 GBP
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True works of art and almost architectural in form, these baskets are made of dried and woven roots of the vetiver plant which is a by-product of the perfume industry. Hand made in Madagascar by a womans co-operative just outside the capital, each piece is unique.

The root holds the plants fragrance so the baskets smell amazing and are naturally anti bacterial and anti fungal.

A light spritz with water will revive and/or intensify the scent


Approx. sizes: Small 18cm diameter, Medium 25cm, Large 36cm

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Vetiver

Primarily grown for the perfume industry, vetiver is now an important element in preventing soil erosion and providing employment, particularly for women in Madagascar .

Said to be, one of the oldest plants on earth with therapeutic properties it holds its perfume in it's roots which are used to weave these baskets.