Brighten up your home with this beautiful, natural set of 3 Jute bowls made by ReSpiin
This nesting set of 3 bowls in different sizes; small, medium and large.
The large bowl is more of a faded navy in real life, see the last photo which is a photo of them in our shop in Greystones
Small bowl - 5.5cm depth, 11cm diameter
Medium bowl - 6cm depth, 13.5cm diameter
Large bowl - 6.5cm depth, 16cm diameter
Jute baskets are wipe clean only and coloured with Azo free dye
ReSpiin Jute bowls and baskets are super sustainable
Hand made responsibly in Bangladesh from natural jute, a renewable and sustainable material.
ReSpiin is a homeware brand that has been created to showcase stylish recycled and renewable textiles.
Jute plants are easy to grow, have a high yield per acre and, unlike cotton, have little need for pesticides and fertilisers. Jute grows during the rainy season in Bangladesh which is from June to October. The plants are ready to harvest in four to six months, after the flowers are shed.
The fibres lie beneath the bark around the woody core. To extract the fibre, the jute bundles are submersed in water and left for a few days until the fibres come loose and are ready for stripping from the stalk, then washed and dried. This is what our baskets are made from. The remaining jute stalks can be used in a similar way to wood pulp, or work well as a renewable source of cooking fuel.
Jute plants help to clean the air. During growth they take in three times more CO2 than the average tree, converting this CO2 into oxygen. Jute plants also enrich the soil. As these plants grow fast, they are often used in crop rotation. The leaves and roots left after harvest enrich the soil with micronutrients, maintaining soil fertility. Jute is 100% biodegradable.
Info from Green Pioneer