Artisans in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana weave these beautiful and durable baskets from thick, tough elephant grass. A popular choice among green shoppers, busy mothers and picnic planners worldwide, Bolga baskets stand up to use and abuse and remain functional and beautiful for years. materials: elephant grass, leat. PLEASE NOTE: our baskets are shipped from our artisans packed down to save on shipping costs. Easily reshape your basket by spraying with water, press into shape by hand, then let dry.