This small Werregue basket vase is an original indigenous work of woven artistry. The baskets are crafted by master weavers in Colombia. Referred to as both Wounaan or Werregue baskets, they are highly sought after and are considered to be Collector's Items.
This basket is adorned with the orange Wounaan tribal symbol that is typically used in indigenous body and face painting.
These are collectible luxury home decor pieces that are truly one of a kind. They are sure to make a beautiful statement in your decorative displays. The Werregue baskets are both captivating and a real talking point.
Widely regarded as the finest basket makers in the world; the Wounaan are an indigenous tribe from the Choco region of Colombia in South America.
Each Wounaan basket is an original indigenous work of art, dream woven by the women of the tribe. The basket colours are all 100% natural and are extracted from fruits, leaves, tree bark and other natural products found deep in the Darien Rainforest.
The purchase of these baskets provides an alternative, yet direct, income to a community of Wounaan who have been displaced by FARC rebels and are currently living in the favelas of Bogota city, Colombia.