Handmade by Embera Chami artisans Guillermina and Jesus in Medellin, Antioquia Each pair is woven using a needle thread technique. Any design can take anywhere from 2-7 days to make.
Each color, shape, and symbol is an inside look into their day-to-day life, spiritual world, and environment
Here's a quick guide on some of the symbolism used:
💠 Diamond shapes signify the 4 seasons
⭕ Circles mean unity, community, gathering
☁️ White reflects clouds and peace
🌊 Blue represents rivers, oceans, and the sky
🤎 Brown signifies the earth
and so forth!
Material: seed beads
Width: 3 in
Length: 15 in
This item is delicate, handle with care and love
Being that the bracelets are handmade, measurements, stitching, and sizing may vary slightly
So happy with this necklace and even more happy to support our indigenous people!