Difference Between Rattan & Wicker Furniture

The difference between wicker furniture and rattan furniture.

Rattan furniture is made from rattan pole. It’s outer skin is peeled and used to make rattan peel, a form of wicker. The poles are separated according to size and then used to produce furniture. The thicker parts are used for areas requiring more strength and the thinner parts are woven to create a wide variety of intricate designs. Pound for pound, rattan is one of the strongest woods on earth.