Bamboo & Rattan Trivet (Hot Pan Holder/Coaster)
This large coaster or trivet is perfect for protecting surfaces from hot pots and pans. It is traditionally used in Vietnam as a plate for a family-style meal, which is often eaten seated on the ground without a table.
Stalks of bamboo and rattan are harvested, cured, and cut into strips. The thin strips of bamboo are expertly woven through the rattan stalks using intricate weaving methods. The artists' skill allows the creation of unique shapes and designs. Finally, the products are dipped in rubber tree sap, a natural, non-toxic preservative, before being dried and finished. This product is Hand woven in Vietnam in the workshops of artisan Nguyen Van Tinh.
- Diameter: 8.5 inches
- Material: bamboo and rattan
- Origin: Hanoi, Vietnam
- 100% handmade and fair trade
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