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The Cyntell – Traditional Welsh Framed Basket

£175.00

2 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

Welsh Cyntell Basket – 20″ diameter

Used for general agricultural purposes, the Cyntell is a traditional Welsh framed basket and would have been used to gather crops, carry animal feed and possibly sleep a young baby!

Today they are perfect as blanket baskets, toy baskets or for hanging out the washing.

Woven around a solid willow hoop and split willow ribs, our Cyntell’s are a real heirloom basket and statement piece.

I was taught by Les Llewellyn, who in turn was taught by DJ Davies, the last person in Wales with the skills to weave the Cyntell.

Woven with a combination of our Carmarthenshire willow and willow sourced from Somerset

Diameter approx. 20″/50cm

Depth approx. 10″/25cm

Other designs/colours can be made to order.

The Cyntell can also be offered as a 2/3-day workshop.  Please enquire at info@westwaleswillows.co.uk

 

*NB This basket is made to order, so please allow a 5/6 week despatch from order**

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