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Zuahaza by Tatiana
Art & Wall Decor by Zuahaza by Tatiana seen at Creator's Studio, Bogotá - Guacamaya Small Fique Woven Basket
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Guacamaya Small Fique Woven Basket

$64-$94

Item details

Fique is a Colombian fiber commonly used for rug and basket weaving. The fiber comes from the family of agave plants, and like hemp, it does not need any fertilizers or pesticides to grow. Making this fiber a natural organic fiber. It is also a fiber that needs very little water to grow, making it a very resourceful fiber and a great sustainable option for natural fibers.

Our new line of storage and decorative baskets were hand woven by a cooperative artisan from the Boyaca region of Colombia. Handwoven using a coil basket weaving technique, each individual basket is one of a kind in that no other is equal in design, making each basket special handmade treasures.

Our small woven basket is an ideal basket to use as decorative planters or small storage.

DETAILS:
100% natural fique fiber
Dimensions: 8"" x 5"" / 20cm x 12cm
Handmade by women artisans from Colombia

Creation & Shipping

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Creation: 3-4 weeks
Shipping: USPS 3-5 days
$35 Shipping in the US, ask the creator about international shipping.
Estimated Arrival: October 21, 2021

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Zuahaza by Tatiana

Meet the Creator

Handwoven organic cotton and naturally dyed home textiles for the modern home

Zuahaza was founded by Tatiana Ordoñez in 2019 in Bogota, Colombia. In 2018, Tatiana made a trip to Charalá to learn about the rich history of cotton growing, spinning and weaving in this region. During her trip, she met with Corpolienzo, a cooperative of artisans. They decided to create a new line of textiles, born of the artisans’ extensive knowledge and of Tatiana’s desire to share creative, innovative textiles with the global market.

Zuahaza means “my sister” in the Muisca language of the people who lived in the Cundiboyacense mountain region of Colombia. As a social enterprise, Zuahaza strives to embody collective sisterhood between women in Colombia. Following an era of intense conflict, which continues to shape and affect Colombia today, Zuahaza seeks to participate in the peacemaking efforts to reunite and heal our country.

Zuahaza strives to connect women from across Colombia, and to create unique products that reflect our diversity, history and dreams as statements of the unity and peace to come from Colombia. This is what sisterhood means to us.