Basket "Willow basket" is made in the traditional technique of weaving from willow vines.
The basket is perfect for picking berries, mushrooms, crops, herbs, etc..
Roots and stems of plants are traditional materials in the manufacture of wicker baskets, Russian artisans mainly used flexible and durable willow rods.
Willow vine - a young shoots of various species of willow, representing a one-year or two-year long straight branches.
Willow rod is considered the most valuable natural material for weaving primarily due to the excellent flexibility and strength.
Live willow retains moisture well, allowing the master to easily control the geometry of the product
When drying, the bars keep their shape and are very resistant to mechanical stress.
One of the significant advantages of products from the vine is a simple care for them. It is enough to wipe them with a dry or damp cloth without lint. If the basket was used for harvesting fruit, berries or mushrooms, and it is dirty – just wash it with water or soap solution, rinse well and dry. When stains appear on the basket, it is necessary to dilute the detergent solution with salt and RUB the contaminated areas with a sponge or a soft brush. Then rinse the product with non-combustible water and leave to dry away from heaters and direct sunlight.