Essaouira is the Moroccan city of wicker par excellence. The women of this region weave these magnificent Moroccan baskets in beige straw and raffia by hand. Different materials are used for making Moroccan baskets, the main one being woven palm leaves for the braid. The artisans of Marrakech then take care of the leather goods part in black or brown leather in addition to the coating, which consists in adding the embroidered handle, the pompoms, the sequins and the handles and giving them a jovial and multicolored appearance.
These Moroccan wicker baskets have several uses, shopping bags for the market, for the picnic, as a beach basket or simply for decoration. It is also a great gift idea.
Square, round or rectangular in shape, this straw basket, ideal for shopping, can be personalized with pompoms, metallic, silver or gold leather, as well as personalized inscriptions in hand-woven wool.
Generally, Moroccan baskets have a detachable lining to protect the inside of the bag.
Moroccan baskets with or without shoulder strap, exist in different formats: The large basket is useful for shopping or as a beach bag, and the small bohemian style bag used as a handbag, for shopping trips. This embroidered ethnic accessory for women will be your best companion.