The palm leaves
are utilized in making variety of products such as presentation boxes, plain boxes, hats, trays, baskets and more. The weaving of these products is simple, and the twists and turns of the palm leaves strip to build each product changes slightly. The making process of palm leaf basket
is going to be described further in simple three steps accordingly: Preparation of Palm leaves, Dyeing of Palm leaves & Weaving of Palm leaves
The leaves are dried in the sun, their ribs are removed and sorted out, the leaves are cut into thin strips, dyed in boiling water and again dried. These dried strips are then woven into the desired design. To ensure pliability, the leaves are constantly moisturized during the weaving process. The ribs of the palm leaves are used to provide the framework for the designs.