Gold Wayuu Planter Basket (large)

$40.00

Bring joy to your home with this one-of-a kind gold patterned handwoven planter basket from Colombia.

Patterns are rarely repeated adding to the uniqueness of these baskets. The geometric pattern and colour contrast makes them stand out however styled; use it as a planter or basket. 


They are made by the Wayuu, Colombia's largest indigenous group who live in harsh desert conditions. They are mainly subsistence farmers but long periods of drought means they rely heavily on sales of their artisanal products.

Baskets are made from the native arrow palm.


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Product Details & Care

Large sizing:

H: 31 cm
W: 27 cm

Product Story

The Wayuu are the largest indigenous tribe in Colombia. Weaving is central to their traditions and livelihood.

The geometric patterns are visual representations of Wayuu life and the natural world, with patterns rarely being the same.

Each basket takes one to three days to make depending on size and is made in La Guajira, Colombia.

Meet the Artisans

Come on a journey to understand the heritage of our products, which roots back to pre-colonial times. Creative traditions passed down from generation to generation.Understand how your purchase empowers the artisans in these rural communities where life if hard, and how it encourages their creativity to thrive.