Madagascan Natural raffia: 1kg Best (Extra)

$33.00

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Content: Untreated natural raffia palm (raffia best)

Grade: BESALAMPY EXTRA (BEX)

Origin: Madagascar

Fibre length: Excellent - Long - best - most strands 1.3m - 1.6m  - and some up to 2 metres! 

Great for basket weaving workshops!

Feel: Excellent quality, wider strands than superior and strong fibre. Strands can be stripped into thinner pieces if required. Very minimal stringiness.

Best for: everything. This batch is one of the best we have seen in years!

Grade/classification: Besalampy Extra (BEX)

Origin: Besalampy, Madagascar

Can be dyed with brilliant results. Long, strong, excellent quality

Harvested in 2022

 

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About natural raffia:

Natural, undyed Madagascan raffia, sustainably grown and harvested.

Raffia is the shredded leaves of the palmyra palm, native to Madagascar. The mature leaves typically grow several metres long. They are then shredded along the width to get a beautifully long and strong fibre suitable for many types of craft.

Hundreds of metres, depending on how you use it, and will make lots and lots of baskets, bags, etc. Suitable for dyeing (please use dyes responsibly).

Comes tightly bound in a hank.
Source: Besalampy, Madagascar

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