The bag is called Alona, derived from the word “alon,” which means waves in Filipino language. The weaving techniques used in this bag are like waves.

Smoked over a coconut husk and honey fire to attain their natural golden colour, strengthen the weave and protect from insects. The scent will dissipate over time with exposure to air.

Made of rattan


Real leather strap

With lining


Diameter 23cm
Thickness 10cm
Strap 130cm

Out of stock

Category: SKU: alona


What is rattan

  • a.k.a manila or malacca named after the ports of shipment Manila and Malacca City
  • It belongs to the palm family, which have 600 different species
  • It continues to provide an invaluable livelihood in Southeast Asia
  • Easy to harvest and grows faster than trees
  • Dried under the sun and often smoked using sulphur
  • Can be boiled in oil to make them dry and to protect them from insects
  • Light, durable and relatively flexible
    • In 2010, scientists pioneered a new “wood to bone” process for the production of artificial bone made of rattan (isn’t fascinating!!!)


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Alona”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Post comment