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Meaning of Colours in Wayuu Crafts

Have you ever wondered what is the meaning of colours in Wayuu crafts ? In this blog you will find what each colour that is embodied in Wayuu crafts means. There are different colours that predominate in the Wayuu culture, the colour that most influences is red. Meaning of the colour red This colour represents the spiritual world and worldview. (related to the Isho'ui stone (protective stone), Isha (Blood, Life) Isho'upunaajana (Compensation for bloodshed, the importance of the word within the Wayuu normative system), Kuluulu Ishosü (red cloth; used in the confinement rituals to cure a spiritual illness) Pali'isa (represented in the Vija, a vegetable of great importance in life and spirituality). Red is the colour with the greatest influence within Wayuu religiosity, dating...

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How To Clean A Wayuu Bag

Avoid Machine Wash and Dryer: Machine wash is not always harmful to your bag, but it's always advisable that you skip the machine wash if you can. The machine puts a lot of strain on the bag making it non-worthy to ruin your bags. And sometimes, the bag shrinks and loses their original shape. Washing a mochila bag in the machine totally depends upon the bag’s fabric and the resilience of the weaving density. We don’t recommend it as we don’t recommend either to use the dryer, it will damage the bag and the details. Treat your bag as something very special. Handwash: Hand wash is the best option to wash your bags. The manual wash helps you to keep control...

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