Rattan is a relative of the palm tree. Rattan tree is a type of a vine that rapidly grows in the jungles of South Eastern Asian region. Indonesia has the largest forest of rattan trees. Rattan tree grows in the shape of a pole, and its diameter varies between 1 to 3 inches. Rattan tree can grow up high as hundred feet.
Rattan has strong core , is durable , and also hard to break. Rattan is cut into smaller sections and is generally steamed to be made varied shapes. The outside skin of the rattan pole, which is the peel, is commonly used to bind the furniture joints together.
When become furniture rattan can be shaped in different ways that make the furniture look beautiful. Rattan furniture is loved by people because some of these characteristics : light, varies in shape, warm when touch by hand even in cold season, natural look. So do you have rattan furniture in your house ?