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Market Tote by Tigmi Bags


The market tote is ideal for weekly visits to the farmer's market or grocery store. Bring one of these stylishly environmentally sustainable baskets along instead of using wasteful plastic bags.

Approx. Size 15in x 11in x 6in or 38cm x 27cm x 14cm

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This Original Item was Handmade using the Local Materials and Tools Below

Water Reed from Essaouira, Morocco

Water Reed

Each bag is woven with thick, straw-like reed that grows near the local river. The … show more Each bag is woven with thick, straw-like reed that grows near the local river. The malleable material attains its durability and strength when woven together.

Genuine Leather from Essaouira, Morocco

Genuine Leather

Sheep and goat hides are collected from local butchers, then cleaned and resold to the … show more Sheep and goat hides are collected from local butchers, then cleaned and resold to the artisans to create the handles that are hand stitched on to this bag. Genuine leather is much more durable than its imitation counterpart.

Palm Rope from Essaouira, Morocco

Palm Rope

Palm leaves collected in the local area artisans braided into rope by the artisans and … show more Palm leaves collected in the local area artisans braided into rope by the artisans and used to thread the baskets together.

Horizontal Loom from Essaouira, Morocco

Horizontal Loom

The baskets are woven across horizontal looms made of wooden braces that are anchored to … show more The baskets are woven across horizontal looms made of wooden braces that are anchored to the ground with cable, rock and cinderblock. Pieces of water reed are strung through the palm lead rope warp of the loom and compressed together with a wooden tool. This process is repeated until the woven reed has formed a panel sufficiently long enough to form the sides of a basket.


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