Maya Artists of the Yucatan from Mexico

Artisan Maya Artists of the Yucatan

Long before the Spanish arrived upon the coasts of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle.

Maya Artists of the Yucatan seek to preserve time-honored customs while also offering stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere.

Both men and women hand-weave magnificent and unique hammocks with colors and patterns created by our design department. "This way we are able to fulfill our objective: to make a decorative article that will also provide a comfortable rest."

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