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Somerton Round log basket, large

As attractive as it is practical, this log basket has a classic look that works in any space, but especially one that you want to give a more rustic feel to... Read more

A closer look at Somerton

As attractive as it is practical, this log basket has a classic look that works in any space, but especially one that you want to give a more rustic feel to. Of our two log baskets, the round one won’t sit as neatly into a corner, and needs a little more space, but looks best sat at the corner of your fireplace.

Materials

Somerton’s made from kubu – a type of natural rattan that’s strong, smooth and sustainable. It has a grey-brown colour that’s subtle and fits easily into any interior. Because it’s a natural material, this colour will vary within each piece, giving them even more texture.

In the making

It’s not always possible to make things by hand, but when it comes to basket-weaving, that’s really the only way to do it. It means that, even though our baskets are fairly uniform in shape and size, they do vary slightly, giving them much more character than if a machine made them.

Design is in the detail

The handles in this basket are woven in as a sturdy part of the structure, so you can pick it up without worrying. And so it sits neatly wherever you place it, with as few wobbles as possible, we’ve made the bottom as flat as we can.

In use

Not just for logs, the shape of this basket means you could also use it for disguising the bottom of your Christmas tree, as a generously-sized laundry basket, or for storing shoes in a hallway.

  • Diameter :67cm
  • Height :63cm
  • Weight :4.20kg
  • Handles :Yes
  • Made From :Kubu Rattan
  • Shape :Round

Taking care of Somerton

Somerton couldn’t be easier to keep clean – all you need to do is wipe it down with a dry e-cloth if it gets dusty or spilt on. And if you’re keeping it in the bathroom, give it a chance to dry out and ensure your space is well-ventilated. The only other thing to say is that you should avoid any harsh chemicals or cleaning products, as these could damage the material.

When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.

From our own, white-glove service for delivering larger pieces in the UK and Ireland, to our courier and international partners, rest assured that we’ve done everything we can to make sure your order gets to you on time and in one, perfect piece.

Delivery’s also entirely free if you’re in the UK and spend over £50 (or €100 in Ireland).

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No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, which is why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset.  And, you’ll also have 28 days to do so – just in case you need time to mull things over. 

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