ACK ∙ Basket ∙ Studio

About us

After washing ashore on Nantucket Island, I found myself in need of a hobby. Combining a passion for Nantucket with a love of all things crafty, Lightship Basket weaving was the perfect fit. ACK Basket Studio offers a wide variety of pre-made baskets. We also take orders for custom projects.

Christina Manca lives on Nantucket. You'll find her weaving in her studio or on the beach, and at island pop-up shops & festivals all summer long.

Basket Purses

The quintessential Nantucket Lightship Basket. Our iconic purses come in several shapes and sizes. We have covered purses, open-top purses, and clutches. We love making bespoke purses with a modern flair as well as sticking to the classics.


Home Furnishings

Side tables, nesting baskets, waste baskets, ice-buckets - you name it, and we can make it into a Nantucket Lightship Basket for you. We have an inventory of various baskets to choose from, and we take custom orders.


Keepsake Baskets

We love making covered baskets. Finding the perfect topper is like the icing on the cake for us! We specialize in 6" and 3" round baskets, and offer dozens of toppers. We're also happy to use one you provide to make your basket even more personalized.



We'd love to hear from you - we have an inventory of ready made baskets to fit your every need. Can't find what you're looking for? We're happy to make a custom basket just for you. We can be found at festivals around Nantucket throughout the summer.

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