Water Hyacinth Storage Basket


Handcrafted storage basket made out of Water Hyacinth.

Purbashree sells 100% authentic handmade products from artisans of the northeast region, verified by the Govt. of India. Orders may take 1-2 weeks to prepare as our artisans don't hold any inventory. Some handloom products like sarees can take up to 22 days. Check Shipping & Delivery.
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A water hyacinth storage basket is a type of basket made from the fibers of the water hyacinth plant. Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is an aquatic plant known for its rapid growth and thick mat of floating vegetation. The plant is often considered invasive in some regions, as it can quickly cover water surfaces and disrupt ecosystems.

The fibers of the water hyacinth are harvested, dried, and then woven to create various products, including baskets. These baskets are popular for their natural and rustic look, making them a stylish and eco-friendly storage solution. Water hyacinth storage baskets are versatile and can be used for organizing and storing items in different parts of the home, such as the living room, bedroom, bathroom, or kitchen.

Some common uses for water hyacinth storage baskets include:

  1. Home Organization: These baskets can be used to store and organize items such as blankets, pillows, toys, books, magazines, or any other household items.
  2. Decorative Accent: The natural and textured appearance of water hyacinth baskets makes them a popular choice for adding a decorative touch to a room. They can complement a variety of interior styles, from bohemian to coastal.
  3. Laundry Basket: Water hyacinth baskets with sufficient depth and sturdiness can also be used as laundry baskets, providing an attractive alternative to traditional plastic or fabric options.
  4. Plant Holder: Smaller water hyacinth baskets can be used as stylish plant holders, adding a touch of greenery to your living spaces.
  5. Gift Basket: These baskets can be used as a unique and eco-friendly alternative to traditional gift baskets. You can fill them with goodies and present them as thoughtful gifts for special occasions.

When using water hyacinth baskets, it’s important to keep in mind that they are susceptible to damage if exposed to prolonged moisture. Therefore, it’s advisable to keep them in dry areas and avoid direct contact with water.

Overall, water hyacinth storage baskets provide a sustainable and aesthetically pleasing option for storage and organization within the home.

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Dimensions 16.5 × 12 × 15 in
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Shipping & Delivery

All Purbashree products have been hand-woven and hand-crafted by weavers and artisans from around Northeast India in villages mostly at their homes. 

It may take a week or two to prepare your order as our artisans don't typically store any inventory. In case of some handloom sarees the waiting period can be up to 22 days before shipping. Kindly keep this in mind when you place an order with us as these are all handmade products. This dedicated time is provided to the artisans so that they are able to produce the best quality products. However, we will definitely keep you updated with the progress of your order, send email notifications once your order has been shipped and you can always reach us via mail or on WhatsApp.

Unevenness in weaves, prints, minor slubs in fabric, minor irregularities in handicrafts and slight variation in color are expected outcome of an authentic craft process. These variations are typical characteristics of any hand-crafted product and are not to be considered as damage or defective. For more details read our returns and refund policy here.

In case of delays and issues in the manufacturing process the same will be conveyed to the customer. Once an order has been shipped users will receive a mail so that they can track their orders. Please check the Shipping & Delivery terms.

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