Kallari Hand Crafted Jewelry

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Leaves from this plant are cut with a machete

 

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Fibers are separated from the ribs of the leaves

 

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These individual strands are woven together into the strings used in all the jewelry

 

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Seeds are picked from a variety of plants    Holes are drilled though each seed

 

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Some plants are cultivated in the village and other seeds are collected in the forest

 

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Natural dyes are used like this orange root

 

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Each item is a unique work of art - from the rainforests of Ecuador

 

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