Daire White Chambira Basket
Origin : Indigenous community of Nazareth, Amazons, Colombia
Technique : basketry in crochet weaving
Materials : chambira palm fiber and bejuco (vine)
Approximate dimensions : small - 8 1/2" d x 5 1/4" h; medium - 10.5" d x 5 1/4" h; large - 12" d x 5 1/4" h
The Daire white chambira basket fits in every corner and serves pretty much every use around the home. The crochet weaving technique gives each piece a delicate, yet sturdy character. We would say, these are the type of baskets you can't have one too many of because you will always find them a use!
The Association of Tikuna Artisans called Daire para Caure are an indigenous community of weavers living in the southern-most part of Colombia, close to the Amazon river. Doña Credi Pereira is in charge of leading the association of weavers that strive to bring social and economic sustainability to their community through their work.