This tribal design was inspired on Cristina Calderón was a Chilean ethnographer, craftswoman, writer and cultural activist who was the last living full-blooded Yaghan person. She passed on from the material world onto the next phase of life on the 16 of Feb 2022.
The Yahgan tribe are a group of Indigenous peoples in the Southern Cone. Their traditional territory includes the islands south of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego. Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago at South America’s southernmost tip, shared by Chile and Argentina.
Mami Watta Collections is an artistic movement reconnecting with traditional knowledge, producing unique styles of jewelry and accessories that support the artisanship and hard work of our Indigenous artists.
This wearable artwork has been produced by artisans from the Embera Chami tribe of Colombia. It carries hours of work, calculation and imagination. Through the beadworks we can see a lot of references to colours from the natural environment and the Embera Cosmovision.
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