When holding a basket in your hand, admiring the artistry and tapestry of color, you may likely wonder how it came to be. Can something so intricate, so unique, so detailed, so striking to the eye, and so durable, really be made by hand from simple river grass? The answer, astonishingly, is yes, and the weavers of Bolgatanga are nothing short of masterful at what they do. The following photo gallery will detail the whole process step-by-step, but afterward, make sure to watch a hyper-speed time-lapse called Fast basket in our video gallery, which shows the complete hours-long weaving process in just minutes.
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