Written by Wicker Paradise
Seagrass is a plant that grows in the sea and it has long narrow leaves that grows like a lawn. There are around 50 types of plants that fall into the seagrass family and they mainly grown in tropical climates like Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. Many furniture companies have now introduced seagrass as part of their wicker furniture designs. Here are a number of benefits of buying and owning seagrass furniture;
Environmentally friendly – If you are an eco friendly consumer, seagrass is an environmentally friendly raw material that freely grows in saline environments.
Hypoallergenic – If you tend to suffer from allergies, seagrass in hypoallergenic and is safe for use for those who suffer from allergies.
Suitable for indoor/outdoor and business use – Seagrass is very durable and therefore will maintain its look even outdoors. This is mainly due to the fact that seagrass is moisture resistant, which is a definite benefit for outdoor furniture and environments that are humid. It is so durable that some public places, such as restaurants, bars, shops have incorporated seagrass furniture in their chairs, tables and bar stools.
Unique – Most seagrass furniture is woven by hand and therefore each piece is unique.
Seagrass works well with other materials – Seagrass is very versatile and therefore works well with materials such as glass, metal or wood, making is suitable for modern, mediterranean, tropical or rustic interiors. If you are looking to add colour to seagrass furniture just add cushions for outdoor furniture and invest in different colours to keep your look fresh.
Wicker Paradise provides the finest wicker furniture for indoor and outdoor along wicker furniture cushions.