Water Hyacinth Baguette Big
Pani Meteka Craft,Assam

Rs. 1,270.00

Sport this fine handcrafted baguette with your day to dark look. Whether you're off to work or heading out with the girls, this capacious companion will keep all your essentials safe and handy. This baguette has short wooden handles perfect for slinging around the wrists or fingers. Its rounded boat shape is roomy and easily accommodates the everyday essentials. The baguette comes with an inner zipped compartment as well to keep all your essentials secure.

Water Hyacinth Handbag is made of water hyacinth (locally called “Pani Meteka” in Assamese)  with wooden handle. Water Hyacinth is abundant in the state of Assam and needs to be tapped optimally for production of utility as well as designer items like mats, hats, vanity bags, shoes and lampshades.

Mature water hyacinths which are 15-30 inches long are cut by these artisans and their stems split open and dried for 5-6 days. The  dried  material  will  turn  brown  and  will make  a  cracking  sound  when  crumpled. These stems  are dyed as  per  choice  of  the product and are given proper  shape  as  per  the  final product  to  make. Then frames are made  and   weaving is done as per requirement  of  the  targeted  product. Finally the  products are varnished  for  a  glossy  look. These products are given anti-fungal treatment.

These  products are very light in weight, cost effective and durable among others.

 

Heritage
Pani Meteka Craft,Assam
Weight
2960 g

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