Unique handmade gifts from Nantucket Basketworks of Cape Cod
This is a selection of the more unique styles of Nantucket Baskets, like the Nantucket Ice Bucket or Nantucket Birdhouse. We offer specialty Nantucket Baskets in a variety of styles, shapes, and sizes. Each handmade basket is an authentic, original piece of craftsmanship that is both decorative and functional. Our handmade Nantucket Lightship Baskets are works of art that are durable and practical. Every Authentic Nantucket basket is hand woven using rattan or cane, and supported by cherry wood molds and bases, so you can always be assured of its sturdy design from top to bottom. Any of these specialty baskets would make a lovely addition to your collection. Do you have a special friend or relative that is hard to shop for?
Because each specialty basket is a handmade original, we are happy to work with you to create the unique, special basket that you are looking for. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. The high-quality craftsmanship of our handmade baskets and gift items is guaranteed, and can only be found here at Nantucket Basketworks of Cape Cod.
A beautiful new way to chill and serve a nice bottle of wine. This is a 12 1/2 inch tall insulated wine chiller. It is woven with a classic Nantucket lighship basket of cherry colored staves and cane weaver. The basket has a cherry wood rim, base and handle. The basket is5 inches round and can hold ice in the bottom and has a plastic divider which the bottle sits on and stays cold. This classic basket will look beautiful on your table.
All baskets take around 8 weeks for delivery, BUT
We offer a beautiful gift card with a photo of the basket you have ordered - the inside is blank for a personal message to the recipient stating that the basket is being specially hand woven for them!
The Nantucket Ice Bucket is woven on a cherry base and rim. The turned cherry wood top is decorated with a white double sided scallop shell knob in bone. This unique, handmade ice bucket is fully lined and makes a great beverage cooler.
The Nantucket Knitting Basket is a tall specialty basket, perfect for storing all of your knitting supplies and accessories. The Nantucket Knitting Basket measures 9 ˝” in height, and 8 ˝” in diameter. The generous size of the knitting basket allows you to keep everything you need for your knitting crafts in one place.
The Nantucket Sewing Basket is a large, oval basket with a woven top that is perfect for storing your sewing accessories and crafting supplies. This sewing basket is signed and dated on the bottom and is a real collector’s item for any sewing enthusiast.
The Nantucket Trinket Box is the perfect little box for storing your keepsakes and collectibles. The unique specialty basket is 4 ˝” round and stands 3” high. The Trinket Box is made with cane and reed construction and topped with a turned wooden lid made of cherry wood. In the inside bottom of the trinket box, you may choose to have a whale or scallop shell carving.
This is an oblong Nantucket Basket made of cherry construction. The base, rim and handles are all cherry wood. The basket is 15 inches long, 10 inches wide and stands 5 inches high. It is adorned with 2 handles attached with bone knobs. The large cherry base is finished with an ivory plug. This beautiful basket is signed and dated on the bottom.
The Basket Key Holder is one of many specialty baskets that are handmade by Nantucket Basketworks of Cape Cod. This wall-mounted key holder and basket is a very handy one to hang on your wall for organizing papers or mail, as well as hanging your keys. The basket is oval in shape. It is 8 inches in length and measures 4 inches wide. The Basket Key Holder is handcrafted, using natural cane, reed, and cherry wood. Attached to the base of the basket is a carved, cherry wooden hanger with 4 traditional Nantucket Basket purse pegs on which to hang your keys. The pegs are made of bone.
A wall mirror woven in the style of a Nantucket Basket. This large oval mirror is 20 inches long and 15 inches wide. It is 2 1/2 inches deep. The glass is housed in a cherry wood frame with the weaving extending to the rim. The mirror can be hung vertically or horizontally by the rim. An interesting addition to any decor.
This is a fabulous set of three small hand woven Nantucket Baskets . Each basket has a cherry wood base, rim, handle and cover with knob. The largest basket is 3 " x 5" , the mid size is 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 and the smallest is 1 1/2 x 2 3/4. All of the baskets are signed and dated by Lisa Bessette and woven in the traditional cane and reed manner. A great new design !