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Specialty Baskets

Specialty Baskets

Fair trade woven African Baskets for storage and decor

Use as a: Storage Basket, Decor Basket

Our weavers are paid well for their artful work creating Baba Tree's unique specialty baskets. Weavers receive 15% of the retail price as a commission in addition to what they were initially paid for these types of baskets.

In the photos, the weaver holding each basket is the weaver that created it.

Specialty Basket (Yoomelingah - yure) Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Assibi Abagna

Yoomelingah - yure (Bent Pot) Assibi Abagna has this particular version of Yoomelingah - yure laying on it's side. It is a beautiful piece. Don't you think? Assibi Abagna was... Learn More

$1,399.99 USD

Specialty Basket - "Pue-oh" - Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Asakalugre "Madame 1000" Aduko

Pue-oh - fruit from a strange tree... There are strange trees that grow outside my office. I'm looking at them now as I write this. The leaves are largish and... Learn More

$789.00 USD

Specialty Basket (Yoomelingah - yure) Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Mary Annaba

From a year ago... Well. Mary has out done herself. She far exceeded my expectations with her rendering of an idea that I discussed with her. I was so busy... Learn More

$1,599.99 USD

Specialty Basket -Woman and Man 3 - Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Assibi Abagna

This is Assibi Abagna's version of the basket that was originally created by Asakalugre "Madame 1000" Aduko. Madame 1000 came up to me one day and said that she wanted... Learn More

$1,299.99 USD

Specialty Basket - "Ayeratukko"- Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Azuma "Punka Joe" Abisika

"Ayeratukko" is the name of this basket. Ayeratukko is the name of the huge nests built by very small birds here in the Upper East Region of Ghana.  This basket... Learn More

$949.00 USD

Specialty Basket Exclusive to the Baba Tree "Boncaté" by Akabare "Chairman" Abentara

"Boncaté" (Big)  Boncaté is the biggest basket that we have ever offered. It was only fitting that the old master himself, the Chairman, was the one to make an assault... Learn More

$1,699.00 USD

Specialty Basket (Yoomelingah - yure) Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Assibi Abisika

Bent Pot. Assibi has a calming presence. When tasked with creating a version of Yoomelingah-yure (bent pot) she approached it with a natural serenity that was like water off a... Learn More

$1,199.99 USD

Specialty Basket - "Ayeratukko"- Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Benjamin Attiah

"Ayeratukko" is the name of this basket. Ayeratukko is the name of the huge nests built by very small birds here in the Upper East Region of Ghana.  This basket... Learn More

$949.00 USD

Specialty Basket Exclusive to the Baba Tree by John Akurigo

This basket was created by the calming presence of John Akurigo. Along with Palash Singh of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India, John was the creator of the "Pakurigo... Learn More

$899.00 USD

Specialty Basket (Yoomelingah - yure) Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Mahbillah Nsohbillah

Okay, it was time for one of our dye masters - Mahbillah Nsohbillah - to give weaving a Yoomelingah-yure, a go Mahbillah likes to laugh (well, at least she pretends... Learn More

$1,199.99 USD

Specialty Basket - "Katiyellah" - Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Mary Ayinebora

Katiyellah (Snail) Mary unleashed herself. She just gave it a go and this is her creation. She calls it "Katiyellah" which means 'snail' in Gurune. Can you see the snail... Learn More

$1,299.00 USD

Specialty Basket - "De-engo"- Exclusive to the Baba Tree by Assibi Abagna

In the Gurune language of Ghana's Upper East Region, "De-engo" means 'a meeting of chiefs'. These affairs usually take place with great colour and fanfare which includes a lot of talking... Learn More

$1,299.00 USD