This beautiful basket is handwoven with fibers from Chambira palm trees in the Peruvian Amazon. The fibers are hand-dyed and skilfully woven into these beautiful and sturdy baskets. These are great for a variety of uses.
The sale of these baskets supports forest conservation and helps meet local needs in traditional communities in Peru. This basket was made by a campesino artisan from the association Manos Amazonicas (Amazon Hands) in the village of Chino on the Tahuayo River. Each basket comes with a tag listing the name.
These baskets were handmade by different artisans so the exact design may vary from the photo shown for this model.