Wayuu Bag from Colombia

$50.00

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Description

Beautiful wayuu bags from Colombia!

100% Handmade Wayuu Mochila Bags are made using crochet/weaving technique. They are perfect for casual and everyday use.

Located deep in the La Guajira desert, close to the Colombian and Venezuelan border, is a traditional, historical, indigenous community who are known as the people of the sun, sand and wind – the Wayuu tribe. Organized in matrilineal clans, the Wayuu children carry their mother’s last name, making the Wayuu women not only the center of the family but cultural leaders as well.  One of the most significant aspects of culture that the Wayuu women practice is the art of weaving Mochilas Wayuu bags.

Material: Cotton