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Wine Basket by Tigmi Bags

This one-of-a-kind handmade wine basket is one of Tigmi Bag's most popular items. Add a twist to your dinner parties by toting your bottle of choice in a container that comes with a story.

Approx. Size 12in x 4in x 4in or 31cm x 11cm x 10cm

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Hicham Kartouchi from Essaouira, Morocco

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Hicham Kartouchi

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Hicham started weaving when he was 7 years old, only months after had begun studying at the local primary school. ... show more Hicham started weaving when he was 7 years old, only months after had begun studying at the local primary school. As a natural entrepreneur, Hicham has grown into an integral role in his weaving-based community. Every week, in addition to weaving baskets, he coordinates the production assignments of Tigmi bags to all of the artisan families in Tigmijou, ensuring that the work is distributed efficiently and equitably. Rarely seen without a smile on his face Hicham is an enthusiastic example of the motivated youth in Morocco.

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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