Fiber from the Iraka palm, a typical tree from northeastern Colombia. Not washable. Use a lightly damp cloth to wipe them clean.
Parcels are dispatched within 2 days only after receipt of payment. Parcels are shipped with Swiss Post or UPS. Delivery times are within 5 working days in Switzerland and 10 plus days in and outside Europe, depending on the courier’s policy.
As a charity project, each return is a challenge. Therefore, returns are only accepted in case of damaged goods within 7 days after receiving the order, with exceptions. Sales are final, cannot be returned.
For more information, please read our terms and conditions.
The trendy hats by Mama Tierra are made by indigenous men in Colombia using the Iraka Palm. The symbols depicted on the braided hats represent the Wayuu spiritual wisdom. They need up to eight hours to produce a single hat.
The Wayuu use a diagonal braid technique that makes each hat unique.
There is a sweatband inside the hat for more comfort. Please note a pompon hatband is not included but can be ordered separately.
Our Julia impact:
Diagonal Weaving Technique
Wayuu men weave with iraka palm their iconic straw hats.
girls and women
You can save and change lives with your purchase.
Human rights activists founded Mama Tierra in 2015 to promote gender equality for indigenous women in Colombia and Venezuela while protecting Mother Earth. Thus, Mama Tierra's accessories empower not only those who wear them, but especially those who make them.