Guacamaya Basket
Guacamaya Basket
Guacamaya Basket
Guacamaya Basket

Guacamaya Basket

Sale price$64

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.

These storage and decorative baskets were handwoven by cooperative artisans from the Boyaca region of Colombia. 

  • 8" x 5"
  • 100% natural fique fiber

Note: Each individual basket is handwoven using a coil basket weaving technique, and is one of a kind, making each basket a special handmade treasure.

Meet the Artisans

Zuahaza

Country
Colombia

Zuahaza, meaning "my sister" in the Muisca language, is a social enterprise designing and weaving unique home textiles. As a social enterprise, Zuahaza strives to embody collective sisterhood between women. 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 their country. 

Zuahaza strives to create unique products that reflect diversity, history, and dreams as statements of the unity and peace to come from Colombia. They stand together to embody artisanship, collaboration, and sustainability.

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More than fair

Global Shared Trade

Our "Friendship First" model puts women artisans at the center of the value chain. We purchase directly from our partners, cutting out the middle man to ensure the maximum inIvestment inI their community programming, as well as ours.

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