NOVICA Multicolor Rainbow Striped Cotton Fabric 2 Person Brazilian Hammock, Brazilian Rainbow’ (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: Rainbow colors are woven into a hammock that promises

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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: Rainbow colors are woven into a hammock that promises sweet slumber. From Brazil’s Hammock Artisans of Ceará, the cotton hammock is finished by hand leading to the hanging loops.

Bed size: 90″ L x 64″ W

Total length: 145″ L

100% cotton

Holds up to 450 lbs.

– 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 daughters and granddaughters, thus ensuring the hammock-making tradition is kept alive. It is not an easy task, for many of the younger generations seem to prefer more modern activities. However, as interest grows and demands for hammocks increases, they are starting to return to…

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G. Goodman says:

You can’t miss I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been burned by items bought online that to the naked eye didn’t have the vibrancy of colors that they did on the website. Have returned rugs, clothes, shoes, etc and think twice about buying them online. But Novica is a top notch outfit and the reviews looked good so I thought it was worth a go. Wow – I am soooo glad I rolled the dice. The colors and quality of this hammock is out of this world. I bought it as a present for my girlfriend and everyone that…

CBS says:

We have a hammock like this and our grandkids have always loved it We have a hammock like this and our grandkids have always loved it. So this year they now have one and are thrilled to have their own. All three kids from 5-8 can be in it and enjoy it.. We love it this type of hammock because it is so comfortable due to the material( it breathes) and you can curl it around you. It’s the best!

Kristin Hines says:

… you so when you lay in it it is like a cocoon Sides fold over you so when you lay in it it is like a cocoon. But comfortable, durable, and isnt fading after first summer

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