Decorative tray MATAHARI made of water hyacinth (3 sizes)


• 25 (S), 30 (M) or 35 (L) cm diameter
• Made from stable and sustainable water hyacinth with a metal frame
• Perfect for the dining table or as a decorative element
• Plastic-free packaging

Matahari is a practical, round tray made of woven water hyacinth. Thanks to the invisible metal frame, it always stays in shape. At its largest size, it is even big enough to transport several meals at the same time.

How about serving your loved ones breakfast in bed? With the beautiful Matahari tray you can both start your day even better.

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Mass weight:

(Height (without handles) x diameter)

S: 6x25cm; 0.38kg
M: 7x30cm; 0.50kg
L: 8x35cm; 0.67kg

Our products are artfully crafted unique pieces. Due to hand manufacturing and natural material variations, they may vary slightly in size, color and shape.

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Main material: water hyacinth

Our trays are made from plant fibers. They therefore smell and feel wonderfully like nature.

Water hyacinth is a tropical aquatic plant that grows along rivers and lakes. It actually comes from South America, but has also been introduced to Southeast Asia. There it is considered a weed because it reproduces incredibly quickly and can cover entire bodies of water with a carpet of leaves. The resulting lack of light and oxygen leads to the death of all living creatures underwater, which is why the plants have to be removed regularly. To prepare the plants for further processing, the leaves are cut off and the thick stems are dried in the sun for three to seven days. The result is a sustainable raw material that is available in abundance here at Soeji for many woven goods!

Other materials: metal frame

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This tray is handmade in Java, Indonesia
When selecting our local producers, we value fair pay and good working conditions. Only adult and experienced artisans work in the companies from which we purchase our goods. No harmful chemicals are used in the manufacturing process. Since all work steps are carried out by hand, the production process causes hardly any greenhouse gas emissions. We ensure all of this through regular on-site visits and permanent personal contact with the companies.