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Posted by
Dimitrios (ATHENS, Greece) on 3 March 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture.

this is an ancient basket making technique using the pine cones.

Canon PowerShot A590 IS 1/60 second F/2.6 ISO 80 6 mm


Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic Dimitrios Hope the art is still alive :-)

3 Mar 2013 5:21am

@Devi: I am afraid less and less people do it....greetings from Greece

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

Mmmm, that is a wonderful basket! I've never seen one made of pine cones before.

3 Mar 2013 6:36am

@ursulakatariina: they used to be very common 50 years ago, now few people know how to make them, greetings from Greece

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good idea

3 Mar 2013 7:58am

@Shaahin Bahremand: thanks

Shuva Brata Deb from Bangalore, India

Pine cones? Thats amazing.

3 Mar 2013 9:03am

@Shuva Brata Deb: oh yes, a rare art form, greetings

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Very original creation with pine cones, indeed.

3 Mar 2013 11:30am

@Evelyne Dubos: we are very creative people*, many thanks Eve

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

That is very interesting!

3 Mar 2013 2:57pm

@Julie L. Brown: Oh my dear friend, I live in a very interesting country! Greetings and thanks

Mandar from Kudal, India


3 Mar 2013 5:48pm

@Mandar: many thanks

Gheorghe from Bucuresti, Romania

Wonderful ! I love it !

3 Mar 2013 8:09pm

@Gheorghe: some of the exibits came from Romania too!, greetings

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is quite SOME work of art!!!

5 Mar 2013 10:50am

@Japanalia: oh yes it is, thanks

Canon PowerShot A590 IS
1/60 second
ISO 80
6 mm