Szyszak

Beercraft and willow

€ 77,00
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Szyszak is a well-designed basket which you can use to carry bottles. You will fall in love with its style, combining traditional handicraft with modern design. It is made of natural white willow. It can easily hold six half-litre bottles, which are protected very well with felt inserts. The designer of the basket recommends it to beer lovers but it will be also perfect for carrying water or lemonade. This basket is a cool carrier of tradition! 

 

The tight willow weaves guarantee safe and comfortable transportation. The basket is also easy to keep clean in case of leakage. Thanks to the handle, you can move a heavily loaded basket without any trouble and the additional strap makes it easier at longer distances.  

 

* Choose your favourite colour for the strap!  

* Companies can choose to place their logotype on the basket. 

 

We can offer this basket to you thanks to our long-standing friendships formed during Serfenta’s basketry expeditions and workshops. This is a Polish product, made by a basketry master.  

The szyszak basket has been designed by a young designer Aleksandra Polek as part of Serfenta’s cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, the Faculty of Industrial Design, under the supervision of Anna Szwaja, PhD.  

... równie stylowym koszem na rower oraz kołysakiem - koszem dla kochających naturę. 

Material: white willow, debarked. 

Waiting time: 1 month.

 

Height 37, 5 cm 
Length 21 cm 
Width 27, 5 cm 

 

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Rafał Górczyński

Rafał Górczyński – a young Basketry Master who uses top-quality willow to weave baskets and furniture. He learned the skill of willow basket making in the Lower Silesia School Complex in Jawor. Now, he passes on his passion for handicraft to others.  

 

To make szyszak baskets, he uses wooden moulds. White willow is obtained through the natural process of submerging fresh material in water for a few weeks, which makes it less accessible and more unique. No chemical agents are used in the process of whitening!  

 

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Aleksandra Polek

Aleksandra Polek – a designer, a graduate of the Faculty of Industrial and Interior Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków. She has polished her experience during an international student exchange at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Italy. 

 

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Serfenta

These products are part of our offer thanks to our long-standing friendships formed during Serfenta’s basketry expeditions. By purchasing them, you support local Polish craft and Polish Basketry Masters. You also support us – thanks to your order, we can organise basketry workshops. Come and join them! 

 

What you will find in our shop:  

100% handmade 

0% mass production – all the items are one of a kind 

Polish craftspeople 

tradition and modernity 

products for a good, long life. 

 

Some of the accessories are made on the basis of our own ideas: e.g. the needles, the apron, or the moulds. 

We draw inspiration from the vast experience of the best basket makers. 

 

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Order basketry materials or tutorial videos.  

 

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