Hi there #KingsandQueens:

Welcome to Bolgatanga where I was born and the home of beautiful natural elephant grass Baskets.

Although baskets are woven in most African cultures, the quality and mastery of those made in Ghana are well respected. Hence, Bolga baskets are also sought after and traded to other African countries.

Baskets weaving is a skill that has been passed through generations over centuries in village cultures. Traditionally, baskets were used to sieve the husks from pounded guinea corn/millet and the fibre from the local alcoholic brew, Pito. They were also used in traditional ceremonies, such as weddings and funerals to carry gifts.

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