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TOLKNING Basket, handmade rattan,

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The versatile TOLKNING series is made of natural fibres with a warm look. This basket is both decorative and practical – perfect for storing your seasonal clothes or bed-linen protected from dust.

Article Number105.126.51

Product details

Skilled craftspeople have woven the basket by hand, so each basket is one of a kind.

Easy to pull out as the storage case has a handle.

You can even keep the storage case under the bed – perfect for extra bedlinen, pillows or covers.

Stackable and decorative storage box – just as practical in the wardrobe as freestanding on a shelf or on the floor.

The material brings a piece of nature into your home and spreads a calm, warm feeling.

The fabric is made of recycled polyester. Using waste as a resource takes us one step closer to a more sustainable future.

Designer

Nike Karlsson

  • Each basket is a unique, handmade work of art with natural variations in colour and shape.

    4 soft plastic feet are included.

    Inner bag is included.

  • Material
    Basematerial:
    Rattan, Clear acrylic lacquer
    Frame:
    Solid pine, Solid acacia
    Hinges:
    Polypropylene plastic
    Staple/ Screw:
    Steel, Galvanized
    Feet:
    Polyethylene plastic
    Bottom panel:
    Plywood
    Stopper/ Round bar:
    Steel, Polyester powder coating
    Fabric:
    100 % polyester (100% recycled)
    Care

    Machine wash, max 40°C, normal process.

    Do not bleach.

    Do not tumble dry.

    Iron, max 150°C.

    Do not dryclean.

    Wipe clean with a dry cloth.

    Rattan is happiest in dry, cool environments with an even temperature.

  • We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.

    By using a renewable material like rattan in this product, we avoid using fossil or finite materials.

    By using recycled polyester in the fabric in this product, we consume less new raw materials and lower our environmental impact while existing materials get new life.

  • Assembly instructionsTOLKNING Basket105.126.51

Measurements

Width: 50 cm

Depth: 43 cm

Height: 19 cm

Max. load: 7 kg

  • This product comes as 2 packages.
    TOLKNINGArticle Number105.126.51
    This product has multiple packages.

    Width: 43 cm

    Height: 5 cm

    Length: 50 cm

    Weight: 1.56 kg

    Package(s): 1

    Width: 17 cm

    Height: 9 cm

    Length: 91 cm

    Weight: 1.30 kg

    Package(s): 1

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TOLKNING Basket, handmade rattan, 50x43x19 cm

Invite nature into your home

When we developed TOLKNING, we worked with experienced artisans. The result is a decorative and multi-functional series of natural fibre products that carry warmth, a unique expression and lots of character.

Simi Gauba and Kristin Pfannenschmidt are two of our product developers who are based in Vietnam and work a lot with natural fibres. “When we created TOLKNING, we got help from skilled artisans who know the strengths and weaknesses of the material,” says Simi. “Without them, we wouldn’t be able to offer these products to our customers.”

Form and function hand in hand

When each natural fibre is treated right, it can be transformed into almost anything. “We can create products that are as beautiful as functional. It’s impossible to manufacture two that look exactly the same since every natural fibre shifts in colour and texture. On the other hand, customers get something unique with lots of character,” says Kristin.

Cooperation between man and nature

Simi says that working with natural fibres can be challenging, but that is also a part of the charm. “The TOLKNING series reflects a heritage that is worth preserving – man and nature together and skills passed on from generation to generation. I think that’s one of the reasons why these kinds of products are so loved. They have a soul and warmth that many people like – perfect if you want to add genuine materials and natural beauty to your home.”

Material

What is rattan?

Rattan is a strong yet lightweight and flexible material made from the rattan plant’s stem. It can be used both whole and split into thinner materials that are braided into things like furniture and baskets. Rattan belongs to the palm family and climbs along trees, though no trees are required to be felled when the rattan cane is harvested. Since it is a natural material and the products are often handmade by skilled craftspeople, each object gets a completely unique look.

Designer thoughts

Designer thoughts

“My idea with the TOLKNING series was to create sustainable products made from natural fibres that could be used in different ways and in several places throughout the home. I started with my Scandinavian heritage and, in combination with the knowhow and professional skills of craftspeople, the unique products took shape – made by people and for people. I hope they will be useful, bring you joy and make you feel proud about making a conscious choice.”

Designer Nike Karlsson