Hammock Artisans of Ceara develop the traditional shape of a hammock into an inviting swing on an eucalyptus wood rod. Woven of sturdy cotton and finished by hand, the bright yellow hammock swing includes cotton ropes for hanging....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Hammock Artisans of Ceara develop the traditional shape of a hammock into an inviting swing on an eucalyptus wood rod. Woven of sturdy cotton and finished by hand, the bright yellow hammock swing includes cotton ropes for hanging.
Color: Yellow, white
Material: 100-percent cotton, eucalyptus wood rod
Not weather resistant
Swing dimensions: 68.9 inches long x 65 inches wide
Rod dimensions: 43.3 inches high x 4.7 inches diameter
Holds up to 160 lbs
Story Behind the Art: Antonio Jose, from Hammock Artisans of Ceara, has been making hammocks for over 20 years. This now allows him to offer work to over 100 women from the area. The hammock's main body is woven on a loom, and then it is distributed among groups of women to finish. They usually work from home so they may continue looking after their children. Many of the women have taught their techniques to their daughters and granddaughters, thus ensuring the hammock-making tradition is kept alive.
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
Swing: 68.9 inches long x 65 inches wide; Rod:43.3 inches high x 4.7 inches diameter
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