Ethical & Sustainable chunky bangle bracelet. Handcrafted of palm leaf threads. by award-winning Wounaan artisans in Colombia. The palm leaf is sustainably harvested from the rainforests of Colombia's Pacific coast. The Wounaan are ingenuous to the Pacific coast and internally displaced due to the armed conflict in Colombia.
The Wounaan take great pride in their basket weaving - unique in all the world - and use the arts to teach the next generation of Wounaan growing up in urban cities their language and culture. The Wounaan are traditionally known for their fine art basketsmade of their traditional palm leaf threads from the Chunga palm tree. The designs represent elements of our natural world and are traditional iconography in Wounaan culture.
Width = 1.5 in.
Internal diameter = 2.5 in.
A portion of each purchase is given back directly to the Wounaan for indigenous preservation projects.