Basket weaving is one of the oldest crafts in the world and already existed in the Stone Age. The only thing that has changed today is the material, but not the art of weaving. Gerhard Welzel from Hausach in the Black Forest comes from an old basket maker dynasty. With his company he has been producing and selling furniture made of woven synthetic fibers, as well as decorative accessories for the living room, for over 50 years.

Wickerwork & dexterity

Nowadays Gerhard Welzel has his furniture made in Asia, in accordance with the traditional handcraft requirements from the Black Forest. In Asia the modern synthetic fibre is ornately transformed into exclusive outdoor furniture. Its extraordinary quality, durability and attractive design have made the company Gerhard Welzel Collection a popular hotel outfitter.

The flexible fibre

Welzel processes Raucord Stress Flex fibre for its product lines. It is very durable and resilient. A person weighing 110 kg could sit on a chair made of this fibre for up to four hours at +50°C, without any sign of change or wear in the material. No wonder the company can give a 7-year guarantee on the wickerwork material.

You can see how elegantly the Raucord Stress Flex fibre can be formed with this exclusive range of outdoor designer furniture. Plus stylish accessories!