- Size: 107" L x 64" W
- Authentic: an original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
- Certified: comes with an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
- Exceptional Artisan Quality by Hammock Artisans of Paraiba.
- Product info: 100% cotton
Details: NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we'll do everything we possibly can to ensure you're a happy customer.
About this item: Handwoven by Brazil's Hammock Artisans of Paraiba, this comfortable single hammock is crafted of cotton. It features a solid bed of ivory, finished by hand with striped patchwork and fringes at the sides. Say the artisans: "We work with a regional product, created locally in an innovative style."
Bed size: 107.0" L x 64.0" W
Total length: 163.0" L
- Hand wash only
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Hanging accessories not included
- Holds up to 450 lbs.
- Not weather resistant
About our Artist: Armando Dantas of Hammock Artisans of Paraiba heads up a group of talented artisans in Northeastern Brazil. The colored cotton of Paraiba is grown on family farms and is planted mainly in small villages and communities. It is most often purchased directly from the farmer, which guarantees a fair price for both the farmer and the buyer. 'Our creations use organic cotton woven and finished with craft techniques as macrame and crochet,' he says. 'The crafting process is ecological and socially sustainable. We guarantee employment as well as direct and indirect income for countless families, among them, farmers, weavers, lace makers and other artisans in rural settlements, associations and communities. Our hammocks among other utilitarian and ornamental designs are crafted with threads recycled from fabrics scraps used in clothing manufacture, strengthened with polyester threads derived from recycling PET plastic bottles. Our organic cotton in the field is not irrigated. From the planting to the weaving, we save 87.5 percent of the water normally used. In the...
Package Dimensions: 15.7 x 15.7 x 4.7 inches