Water Hyacinth Information Article: Beauty got out of hand!
In this water hyacinth information article, we will tell you more about this water plant that has spread across our planet.
It often thrives in aquatic environments with high nutrition. Here, they are actively filtering impurities from the water. Their large biomass also prevents evaporation through shading. However, this plant grows so fast it gets out of control. So, it clogs up waterways. Because of this, it has adverse effects on local transport. It also impacts the local fauna and flora.
You will see the water hyacinth in your local gardening center as an ornamental water plant. They have become very popular in the last decade. In our climate, however, it stands no chance or surviving the cold winters.
A few young designers felt inspired by the natural thickness, supple texture, and durable strength of the water hyacinth fiber. They set out to create new products from this material, which in Thailand mainly results in handbags and purses. We’re now also starting to see cup holders, placemats, floor mats, and even fashion accessories.
The artisan hand-weaves this purse from dried water hyacinth fibers. As a result, they are durable and easy to maintain. All bags come with a cotton lining and strap handle, making them easy to carry.
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These handbags will give you that beach or city slick flair you’ve wanted to achieve all summer. The cotton lining makes for a soft yet durable interior. The body’s material, made from handwoven strands of dried water hyacinth fiber, is resilient to all weather conditions. After applying a clear-coated varnish, these products become water-resistant, giving them an irresistible natural sheen.
Try one out, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised!