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San Martin basket

San Martin basket

Regular price $ 2,814.00 MXN
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Yellow Oak, Verazcruz

This basket was made by the Bugambilias group in the Nahua community of Encino Amarillo in the state of Veracruz. It is a tribute to the volcano of the same name, located in the south of Veracruz, and brings together traditional "junco" basket weaving techniques with materials from the regional jungles and used by the residents of this area for their hardness and resistance to humidity. These materials have great utilitarian meaning because for generations they have been used to create baskets for collecting and storing seeds.

The artisans who are part of the same family and originate from the Encino community: Fortuna and Pablo, together with their daughters María and Gabriela, walk kilometers to gather, cut and clean the fibers that will be used for the weaving, in addition, they collaborate with the expert group in wood carving known as Agua y Monte, originally from the municipality of Pajapan, Veracruz, for the production of the basket handles.

Measurements : 60 x 50 x 60 cm
Color : Lynx
Material : Reed plant fiber
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Zerete is a project that seeks to directly promote basketry and craft production in southern Veracruz, through the creation of traditional and modern ornamental items of the highest quality; made from natural fibers, using ancestral, traditional techniques of this region of Veracruz.

We were born with the firm purpose of rescuing and promoting artisanal production in rural communities in the south of the state, generating a network of jobs and economic incentives for artisans in this area, in addition to form a platform for the dissemination and promotion of the cultural and craft heritage of southern Veracruz.