Handmade on Kauai by me, Amy Christmas and my husband Ron-a passion which became our business! We have been creating and perfecting them for more than 20 years.
The baskets are assembled from a wealth of recycled local plant materials, each starting with the shaping of a single palm frond into the base. Several varieties of palms are used, offering different sizes, colors, and textures. All of the baskets are adorned with unique combinations of other indigenous plant parts including leaves, pods, fruits, branches, and flowers. The natural earth-tones accentuate any decor, while the range of sizes offer endless possibilities for display. They are "Pieces of Paradise" made with Aloha that reflect the beauty of the "Garden Isle" and will truly be treasured by all who receive them.
We are proud to be one of the charter licensed members of the Kauai Made Program. Screening is County regulated to ensure you are getting a product that is truly a piece of Kauai.
"I have collected crafts from all over the world for more than 40 years and your baskets are some of the most original and beautiful things I have seen. The entire process of collecting the plant materials, preparing them and making the baskets by hand is something found in so few crafts"
"Just wanted to let you know how much I'm enjoying the basket we bought in Kauai! Such a nice reminder of our wonderful vacation."
Joy-Federal Way, WA
"I wanted to let you know that my palm basket arrived and it’s BEAUTIFUL! I absolutely love it and have put it in my office as a daily reminder of how much both John and I love our annual Kauai vacation. Every time I look at it, I think to myself, “Oh, the stitching is definitely my favorite part. No, no, the pod is. No, wait, the leaves are. Oh – I think the colors are…..” Ha! Suffice to say I’m in love with my basket.
I’ve bookmarked your website so that when I’m ready to buy a special gift I know exactly where to go."
Janet -La Conner, WA
"My Hawaiian Palm Baskets arrived this evening in perfect condition. My husband John, sister Debbie and I had such fun carefully opening the boxes to expose the most beautiful authentic handmade baskets which will be a wonderful addition to our Hawaiian themed formal front room.
You are a true Artisan Amy - your vision and talent is most evident in your work - the baskets are breathtaking...
"I wanted to let you know how excited my sister-in-law was to receive your beautifully crafted basket.....Christine is the one person I know who has always loved making crafts from "Natures Gifts"....so she really appreciated it."
Mark-Santa Rosa, CA
" We returned to Nebraska and the wonderful box filled with your creations awaited us. It was a treat to open it and recall our wonderful time in Paradise"
"The baskets are GORgeous!! Amy you are amazing!!! I literally gasped when I pulled the first one out of the box. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!"
"Just wanted to let you know that my palm baskets arrived in Iowa last week. I love them both. Thank you for picking out a different, larger basket for me. Can't wait to get them hung up for display.
You and your husband are very talented. It is so hard to find true artisan and crafts people as we travel anymore. I appreciate that you use your local treasures to create pieces that people can take home with them to remember the beautiful places they've been."