Tapestry Jepira

CHF1,450.00
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  • Our tapestries are made by the Wayuu men in the arid region of la Guajira in Venezuela. 

  • 100% handmade at zero CO2 emissions! Tapestry 190 cm wide x 150cm cm high

  • This design was inspired by the elements of mother nature: Plants, animals, birds, the sun and the darkness.

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Inspired in indigenous afterlife believes 
To create this wall tapestry, we found inspiration in the afterlife belief of the Wayuu indigenous people. According to indigenous oral traditions, Wayuu people die twice. Jepira is the place where dead souls remain until they reach the Milky Way. There, the souls can transform into rain to come back to the Guajira desert. But can also transform into Wanülü, a bad spirit. The spirit of the deceased is called Yoluja, who reveals itself from time to time during sunset.

Made in Venezuela
Venezuela is after Haiti the second poorest country in South America! With your order, you are helping the Wayuu indigenous people in Venezuela to secure an income. Each design reflects elements of Mother Nature such as plants, animals, birds, the sun and the darkness. The production of the tapestry is a good source of income for the Wayuu in Venezuela. Especially, because the indigenous people earn in Colombian pesos. Thereby, escaping the high inflation rate in Venezuela.

Material: Polyacrylic yarn 100% produced by the factory Miratex in Colombia. Azo dye-free, Iso-Standard 9001: 2000.

Inspired in indigenous afterlife believes 
To create this wall tapestry, we found inspiration in the afterlife belief of the Wayuu indigenous people. According to indigenous oral traditions, Wayuu people die twice. Jepira is the place where dead souls remain until they reach the Milky Way. There, the souls can transform into rain to come back to the Guajira desert. But can also transform into Wanülü, a bad spirit. The spirit of the deceased is called Yoluja, who reveals itself from time to time during sunset.

Made in Venezuela
Venezuela is after Haiti the second poorest country in South America! With your order, you are helping the Wayuu indigenous people in Venezuela to secure an income. Each design reflects elements of Mother Nature such as plants, animals, birds, the sun and the darkness. The production of the tapestry is a good source of income for the Wayuu in Venezuela. Especially, because the indigenous people earn in Colombian pesos. Thereby, escaping the high inflation rate in Venezuela.

Material: Polyacrylic yarn 100% produced by the factory Miratex in Colombia. Azo dye-free, Iso-Standard 9001: 2000.