Hand Woven Turtle Plate Basket Made By Wounaan And Emberá Panama Indians
Plate Baskets made by the Wounaan and Embera artisans from Panama handwoven with one-of-a-kind design. Fair Trade, Eco-Friendly & Sustainable Materials
FAIR TRADE ARTISAN CRAFTED: TraderBrock’s Plate Baskets are handwoven by skilled artisan women in Panama using the two traditional coil weaving technique commonly known as Silk Stitching or Rib Stitched. This results in Plate Baskets in a range of colors and designs. Each Plate Basket takes anywhere from a day to months to complete.
ECO-FRIENDLY & SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS: Panamanian Plate Baskets are handcrafted from a variety of reeds and Chunga the fiber of the black palm. Some of the natural dyes include Trumpet Vine, Safran, Lianas Vine, and Cocobolo Wood all locally harvested from the Darien Rainforest.
TRADITIONAL DESIGN: The original designs usually portray life in the Rainforest. Inspiration comes from the nature and beauty that surrounds them. Including Hummingbirds, Tree Frogs, Toucans, Monkeys, Parrots, Jaguars, Turtles, and various other animals who call the rainforest home.
MULTIFUNCTIONAL DECOR: TraderBrock’s Plate Baskets are the ideal housewarming, Birthday or Holiday gift. The quality and beauty of these lovely basket plates have delighted buyers all over the world.
EMPOWERING NATIVE ARTISANS: Since 1991, TraderBrock has been in partnership with Panamanian artisans helping them reach a global market for their handmade products. For the past twenty years all sales revenues have been reinvested into the artisan community of Panama. This includes education, medical care, land purchase, tools, and other needs.
Traditional indigenous designs and construction
Fair Trade and Eco-Friendly
Handmade in Panama
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