NOVICA Multi-Color Blue Red and Orange Striped Cotton 2 Person Hand Woven Brazilian Hammock with White Crochet Fringe, Festive Brazil’ (double)

May 24, 2018 - Comment

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured – we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Festive colors promise sweet relaxation in a beautiful hammock

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NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured – we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer.

About this item: Festive colors promise sweet relaxation in a beautiful hammock from Brazil’s Hammock Artisans of Ceará. The cotton hammock is finished by hand with lavish crocheted florid draping down from the blue, red, orange, yellow and white body. Please note: the hand-crocheted side panels may vary somewhat in pattern from the image shown. However, the overall style and color will remain the same.

Bed size: 86″ L x 62″ W

Total length: 142″ L

Holds up to 450 lbs.

100% cotton

If a stand is desired, we recommend one around 10ft in size.

– Holds up to 450 lbs.

About our Artist: Hammocks have been in use in Brazil for centuries, even before the Portuguese landed on their shores in the 15th century. Not only were hammocks used for sleeping, but they were also used for transporting goods.

The people of northeastern Brazil still prefer to sleep in hammocks, whereas throughout the country they served a decorative function that offers enviable relaxation. Therefore, a hammock must be woven with special care; its elaboration includes various steps and the conjoint work of several artisans.

The hammock’s main body is woven on a loom, traditional or mechanical, and then it is distributed among groups of women to finish. Some may use pedal looms known as mucamba, whereas others may finish the hammock with crocheted details, all made by hand. Usually the women work from home so they may continue looking after their children.

Antonio José has been working in this way for over 20 years, which has allowed him to offer work to over 100 women in the state of Ceará. Many of the women have taught their techniques to their daug…

Comments

Laurie S. says:

Can’t stay out of this hammock. The hammock is beautiful and excellent craftsmanship. I have owned several types of hammocks, this being the best quality so far. I like the feeling of the fabric. The colors are bright. I LOVE the fringe. I do not have my hammock stand yet, I had to borrow one for the time being. I set it up, got in the hammock and immediately fell asleep. Wonderful. My biggest problem with it – I can’t seem to stay out of it. It is the most comfortable place in the house. (I am using it indoors).

Patty P. says:

Five Stars Its beautiful and well made . I love it. Everyone loves .

Ida says:

Beautiful! Stunning Hammock Beautiful Craftsmanship!This is gorgeous! The pictures in the listing don’t do it justice. The lovely texture of the weave make the bright colors a bit more subdued in person. And the crochet edging is amazing. See the pictures below for a better idea. Hanging on the patio with a few decorative pillows, this is going to be a stunner, the focal point of my outdoor entertainment area.I bought this more for the decorative value than for actual usage, but it will see use in…

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