Natural Fiber

natural fiber

We are available with some natural fiber like water hyacinth, sea grass, abaca and banana. The most important thing is this material is actually waste. WASTE! But with creativity there is value on it. Lets have a look what we have with it.

1. WATER HYACINTH

Water Hyacinth
Water Hyacinth

Water hyacinth or some of people called AQUA plant grow in swamps or rivers. Place where this plant well grow you can make sure that there will be no fish at all live in that place because aqua plan will took an oxygen from water to survive. A small aqua plant you put on your pool in one month all your pool will cover with this plan. Therefore, this plantation called pest. Because of this situation and fish farmer start worried because many fish die then they should put out this plantation and only put beside the swamps until tons.

Tons of water hyacinth just put on the side river look like rubbish then they start thinking how to make this rubbish into money. Then they start dry every single stem and start make weaving. They make basket, mat, and other stuff.

drying
drying

The excellent part of Water Hyacinth:

  1. Natural Looks.
  2. Eco-friendly furniture
  3. Soft surface so it’s not easily hurt your body
  4. Beautiful
  5. Comfortable

2. MENDONG / SEA GRASS

sea grass
sea grass

Sea Grass is one species that live in the marsh grass. This plant produces woven material, so it is cultivated in some areas. Mendong planted like planting rice in the fields, but the fields are always keeping to a watery. Clumps of rushes mown after 6-9 months. After selection, the trunks were dried rushes, sometimes polished and flattened first.

seagrass dry
seagrass dry

3. BANANA and ABACA

abaca
abaca

Banana and Abaca made from banana trunk. Banana trees bear fruit only once after that the three will die after growing new shoots. That’s why banana growers should clean the field after harvest. Those banana trunks will dry and cut into small one further to make weaving material.

abaca dry
abaca dry

Small pieces then dry under the sun.

abaca dry roll
abaca dry roll

Abaca and Banana raw material.

Abaca is the outher part of banana trunk while banana is inside part. Banana looks cleaner then abaca. But the natural color of abaca looks interesting.

The excellent part of Water Hyacinth, Sea Grass, Banana and Abaca:

  1. Natural Looks.
  2. Eco-friendly furniture
  3. Soft surface so it’s not easily hurt your body
  4. Beautiful
  5. Comfortable

 

 

 

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