LUSTIGKURRE Basket, brown/nipa palm, 57x57x40 cm
LUSTIGKURRE Basket, brown/nipa palm, 57x57x40 cm
LUSTIGKURRE Basket, brown/nipa palm, 57x57x40 cm
LUSTIGKURRE Basket, brown/nipa palm, 57x57x40 cm
LUSTIGKURRE Basket, brown/nipa palm, 57x57x40 cm

For this large basket we’ve used the lower part of the nipa palm’s stem, which is removed so that new stalks can grow. The natural material and the traditional craftsmanship give each basket a unique look.

Article Number704.573.26

Product details

A slightly larger size that you can have on the floor for pillows, throws and other things that you want close at hand.This basket is made of the lower part of the nipa palm’s stem which is removed so that new stalks can grow faster.The material is light in colour when harvested, but develops a beautiful reddish-brown colour after drying.Part of the LUSTIGKURRE collection, which comprises of items made with various natural materials.All new materials have a particular smell which gradually disappears.
  • Rattan, Nipa palm, Clear lacquer
    Wipe clean with a dry cloth.
  • By using only renewable materials in this product, we avoid using fossil or finite materials.Renewable materials, as opposed to fossil and finite materials, come from living sources that can be regenerated at the same rate as they are used up.
  • LUSTIGKURREBasketArticle no.:704.573.26
    Length: 40 cmWeight: 2.70 kgDiameter: 57 cmPackage(s): 1

Product size

57 cm
57 cm
40 cm


good value and ideal forVerified Buyergood value and ideal for logs5
Lovely basket. Got it forVerified BuyerLovely basket. Got it for holding firewood and its so nice and sturdy and well made, would be lovely holding blankets or pillows too5

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People and communities

It’s handmade!

This is a one-of-a-kind item – merging traditional handicraft techniques and new design. Handmade by skilled artisans, no two products are exactly the same, but they all share a contemporary expression created by our IKEA designers. When you choose this product, you not only bring home something truly unique – as with all IKEA items you also contribute to creating sustainable jobs with good working conditions, and better everyday lives for more people.

LUSTIGKURRE Basket, brown/nipa palm, 57x57x40 cm

From leftover material to handmade products

Curiosity is a fantastic quality. It can transform things of little value into something precious. When Hao Nguyen Van, one of our engineers, searched for new ways to use materials he came to think about the nipa palm. It’s a plant with soft fibres that are perfect for hand-woven products like the LUSTIGKURRE collection.

IKEA has a long tradition of using natural plant fibres. Nipa palm is one of the latest additions. “It’s one of the most sustainable materials there is. Since it’s a living material it results in unique products – which is another plus,” says Hao.

Local experts helped out

“Nipa palm takes up large areas in Southeast Asia, and I’ve been thinking about ways to use it in our production for quite some time,” he says. It was when IKEA started working with a supplier in the south of Vietnam that Hao finally had a breakthrough. “I asked if they had ideas of how to utilize the nipa palm, which to me seemed like an unutilized resource. The supplier contacted a local university that suggested that we try using the lower part of the stalks which is what’s left after the leaves are harvested.”

Many benefits

Today the locals use the palm leaves for making roofs, but the stalks have no commercial value. They’re left to decay, unless they’re removed to make space for new leaves. By utilizing the stalks, the farmers get an additional income and an incentive to plant even more of the fast-growing palms. Something that also protects the soil from saltwater intrusion. “It’s a win-win. We can offer handmade, unique products made of a sustainable material. And at the same time be sure that the production also benefits the communities where the material is sourced,” concludes Hao.

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