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Wayuu Artisanas Mariangelica Ortiz & Carmen
Arhuaco Indian artisanas Ana Ilba Torres & Company

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Handbags and Shoulder Bags 
We carry bags crafted by several South American Indian tribes, including the Arhuaco, Kogui, Wajuu and Zenú.
Sombrero Vueltiao... "Hat  of Laps"  Woven from ​strong caña flecha (arrow cane) fiber, it is very durable, as well as highly attractive.  The Zenú Indians of Cordoba State, Colombia make these hats, which are the National symbol of Colombia.  Each sombrero is decorated with various "pintas," which record the history of experiences with various things in nature, or natural phenomena.  Other pintas commemorate types of music or dance or religious practices.  Still others constitute totemic elements, identifying marks of the artisan clan that made them.  Certain letters of the alphabet are recorded in pintas.  Historically, a gift of a sombrero vueltiao from a woman to a man constituted an invitation to courtship.  This hat is made in various quality levels, which vary directly with the number of laps of caña flecha fiber strands used to make the braids that comprise it... 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, and rarely 27 lap hats are made. A 21-lap hat is so supple that it can be folded and carried in a pocket without damaging it- see this video for a live demonstration of this quality:
colombian hat, sombrero de playa
handmade shoulder bag, Kogui Indian
Wayuu Mochila 20
colombian hat, sombrero de playa
​Zebra Rayado
hatbands, correas de sombreros
womens sun visor, viseras
Sun Visors
Hatbands
womens trifold wallets, carteras para mujer
Women's Trifold Wallets
small billfolds, billeteras de hombre
Small Billfolds
handcrafted bracelets, pulseras hechas a mano
Spiral Bracelets
handmade cuff bracelet, pulseras hechas a mano
Black & White Cuff Bracelets
2-3/8" Width
handmade cuff bracelet, pulseras hechas a mano
Colorful Cuff Bracelets
2" Width
handmade cuff bracelet, pulseras hechas a mano
handcrafted bracelet, pulseras de colores
Black & White
Handcrafted Bracelets
1" Width 
handcrafted bracelet, pulseras hechas a mano
handcrafted bracelets, pulseras hechas a mano
handcrafted bracelets, pulseras hechas a mano
Black & White Handcrafted Bracelets,
5/16" Width 
hand woven rings, anillos tejidos
best summer bag, bolsas femininas
Handbags
handmade shoulder bag, mochila bags
Zenú Indian Mochilas
Caña Flecha (Arrow Cane) Material
handcrafted bracelets, pulseras de colores
Other Natural Materials
 Black & White Handcrafted Bracelets
7/16" Width 
hand woven rings, anillos tejidos de colores
Black & White Hand Woven Rings
Sombrero Vueltiao

Colombian Crafts, Artesanias de Colombia

Wayuu Indian Mochila
(Cotton)
Kogui Indian Mochila
(fique fiber, similar to jute)

handmade cuff bracelet, pulseras de colores grandes
handcrafted bracelets, pulseras de colores
Colorful
Hand Woven Rings
Colorful
Handcrafted Bracelets
7/16" Width
Colorful Handcrafted Bracelets
1" Width
Colorful
Handcrafted Bracelets
1" Width
Colorful Cuff Bracelets
2" Width
Black & White Cuff Bracelets
2" Width
Colorful Handcrafted Earrings