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Picture of women from Sandona, nariño weaving hats from iraca fibers

Sandoná Land of Magical Creations Woven from the Threads of Iraca

Sandona’s master artisans have worked the iraca palm fibers for generations. Sandoneños, as they are known in Colombia, transform the Iraca fibers into the most amazing crafts; from the traditional hats to small decorative bowls, hanging mobiles, handbags…

kankuamo fique mochila

What’s in a Fique Mochila…?

The origin story tells that the Kankuamo, one of four indigenous tribes who make fique mochilas, is tasked with maintaining the natural equilibrium of the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta

Picture of a Wounaan woman displaying various decorative bowls and vases made from Werregue fibers

Wounaan means Werregue

Deep in the Colombian Pacific Coast, the Wounaan (people of the rainforest) work tirelessly weaving the werregue fibers into baskets, trays, plates, bowls as well as fashion accessories.

From Guapi with Love

The “Cuatro Tetas” baskets (literally translating “four breasts”) are made in Guapi, Cauca by members of the Eperara Siapidaara community. Guapi is located

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