Artisans - La Guajira
Riohacha, La Guajira - mochilas
Fanny is an integral part of the Taller Clan Epieyu weaving cooperative made up of over 170 Wayuu women from different areas of La Guajira. Fanny coordinates logistics, distribution, and organization of the cooperative in addition to hand-weaving her own beautiful mochilas...she's the ultimate jefa.
La Guajira, Colombia - mochilas
The Gloria Epieyu weaving collective is a group of over 180 Wayuu women from the La Guajira and Magdalena regions of Colombia. In addition to the classic Wayuu mochila, the collective also specializes in the larger ‘susu’ mochila that resembles more of market bag with shorter straps. The colors and patterns of each bag reflect its maker, their unique culture, and customs.