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The Perfect Baby Gift

Introducing ethically-produced Moses baskets... the ultimate ethnical baby gift, and a stylish addition to any babyroom.

Woven using both natural and colored elephant grass with soft brown carry handles made from sustainably-sourced goat’s leather.

The weavers who produce these Moses baskets work as part of a talented weaving co-operative in Northern Ghana. The majority of these weavers are mothers themselves, having been taught the age-old art of basket weaving from their own mothers and grandmothers. Agricultural work is the basis of most weavers’ incomes, but prolific drought makes it increasingly difficult for families to make ends meet. Basket weaving, and producing these exquisite woven Moses baskets, empowers women with the opportunity to earn a valuable second income.

Each Moses basket takes around three days to complete, using veta vera grass (also known as ‘elephant grass’) which grows wild in Ghana and produces wonderfully balanced and sturdy basketry. Supplied with a quilted hypoallergenic foam mattress with a washable cover, these Ghanaian Moses baskets are the perfect napping space for new arrivals.

It must be noted that these baskets are not carrying devices and should only be used on the floor or on a flat surface when baby is inside.