Located deep in the La Guajira desert, close to the Colombian and Venezuelan border, is a traditional, historical, indigenous community who are known as the people of the sun, sand and wind – the Wayuu tribe.
Wayuu mochila bags or mochilas are a traditional skill that has been practiced by Wayuu women for hundreds of years. The craft of weaving these bags is an art that is learned by the Wayuu women from an early age. Wayuu culture is known for making Wayuu bags or mochila bags.
One of a kind. Each double-threaded Wayuu bag takes anywhere from 10 to 15 days.