Surajmukhi Pine-Needle Basket

Surajmukhi Pine-Needle Basket

₹ 350

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Our beautifully handcrafted basket is made out of raw material that is biodegradable, natural, organic, light and is locally available. These baskets are made out of pine needles and have a very earthy and organic appeal. This will definitely make for a perfect storage piece. You can use this to store your keys, cosmetics, fruits, vegetables or you can also use this for your home decor.


Note: Each product is one-of-a-kind, made by the local women of Dhanotu village.


All the proceeds go towards running our animal clinic and social enterprise.


Diameter: Approx 7 inches

Height: Approx 2 inches


Materials: Pine leaves, embroidery thread


FAQs


What is special about pine?

Since pine trees are abundant in Himachal Pradesh, it can be a great source of livelihood as it has a potential for mass appeal. Not just that, it is eco-friendly, biodegradable as well antimicrobial, which makes it an excellent choice to make products to cater to the sustainable/eco-friendly market.


Is pine tree native to India?

They can be found throughout the world, but they are native to northern temperate regions.


What can I make from pine needles?

You can make any kind of jewellery, baskets, trays, pen-holders, coasters, table mats and so much more.


Do pine needles decompose?

The needles will eventually decompose and work their way down into the soil naturally.


Can pine-leaves be used immediately?

If you want to use pine-leaves right away, simply clean and soak them in boiling water and let them sit for about half an hour. Your pine-leaves will be ready to use.