This product is masterfully hand-crafted by skilled artisans in Kim Son region – the base of sedge and seagrass craftsmanship of Vietnam for the past 200 years - nestled 110 kilometers outside of Hanoi capital city. The Kim Son region now harbors 20 villages with more than 800 artisans involved in the realm of wicker craft.
I bought two of the Triangle Banneton's and 2 of the Oval. I must say, I like the Triangle ones a bit more, for that really nice "artisan" look. I've done some good loaves with the oval, it's good for slicing more evenly sized slices, but the triangle is great for looks, and I think the second proof does well in the triangle, I'm still working on some proofing techniques, but these Bannetons are amazing, easy to care for, and add a great touch to your breads.
They were exactly what I expected. Great quality and exactly as described on the site. They were a bit late to arrive but it’s because of the Christmas holiday period.