Asked by: Halima Horvat
asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th June, 2020

Why is rattan furniture so expensive?

All-Weather Wicker Furniture
The most important determining factor for why wicker furniture is so expensive is the wicker material. Resin wicker furniture, which is also known as all-weather wicker, is a durable and long-lasting weave made of resin fibers that are woven together to create a thick material.

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Beside this, why is patio furniture so expensive?

Any plastic furniture that goes outdoors that's expensive likely costs more because it is manufactured to withstand UV rays and avoid color fading over time. This usually has to do with the way the plastic is made and molded. The price of outdoor furniture with cushions increases for a few reasons.

Secondly, what kind of material is rattan? In short, rattan is a material used to make the furniture whereas wicker is the technique that involves weaving natural materials, such as bamboo and willow, into intricate patterns.

Similarly, it is asked, is rattan furniture strong?

Durability. Natural rattan furniture is exceptionally strong and durable, of course, if it is protected from the outdoor elements and if it is made according to the highest quality workmanship standards. Quality synthetic rattan is extremely durable as well but there is one major difference.

When was rattan furniture popular?

Introduced to the West during the early 19th century, rattan has become the standard material for caning. Its strength and ease of manipulation (manipulability) have made it one of the most popular of the many natural materials used in wickerwork.

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