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Long before the Spanish arrived upon the coasts of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan seek to preserve time-honored customs while also offering stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere.

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Maya textiles are the clothing and other textile arts of the Maya people, indigenous peoples of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Belize. Women have traditionally… Maya Textiles – Wiki Article – wikiplays.org Original @ http All Information Derived…

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The tropical isle of Holbox, at the tip of the Maya Riviera inspires the color selection for this hammock. The sea assumes both green and blue undertones that merge around the isle to give it a mystical illusion. Maya Artisans of the Yucatan use traditional hand-weaving techniques to create a hammock of singular beauty. Long before the Spanish arrived upon the coasts of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan seek to preserve time-honored customs while also offering stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere. It easily packs for travel to the beach or lake. Extender ropes (measuring 1 meter), hammock hooks (“S” hooks), and step-by-step instructions included for easy installation. NOTE: Because each is woven individually by hand, measurements may vary by as much as ten centimeters. There may be slight color variations from hammock to hammock. Holds up to 450 lbs.

 

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Maya Artisans of the Yucatan transform copper filigree into a welcoming hammock. Extra large in size, this hammock from Maya Artists of the Yucatan is bordered with crocheted lace, tassels and pinewood beads. Long before the Spanish arrived upon the coasts of the Yucatan Peninsula, the Maya preferred to sleep and rest in hammocks. They considered the hammock to be like the loving embrace of a mother, due to the comfortable manner in which the body is held and swung within its cradle. Maya Artists of the Yucatan seek to preserve time-honored customs while also offering stylized versions of the original Maya hammock. For them, the hammock is a work of art. Their hammocks are incredibly comfortable, easy to maintain, and may be stored just about anywhere. It easily packs for travel to the beach or lake. Extender ropes (measuring 1 meter), hammock hooks (“S” hooks), and step-by-step instructions included for easy installation. NOTE: Because each is woven individually by hand, measurements may vary by as much as ten centimeters. There may be slight color variations from hammock to hammock. Holds up to 550 lbs.

 

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A perfect match for those with an appreciation for exotic and natural fibers the Island Bay XL Hand Woven Mayan Hemp Hammock is crafted from durable fibers cultivated from plants of the Cannabis genus. From loop to loop this hammock is handwoven with hemp cultivated in the hills of East Europe. It’s then expertly crafted by hand by Mayan Indians of the Yucatan Peninsular. Extremely comfortable it features a large bed that can hold three or more people. Thanks to the strong diamond-weave pattern this handwoven hammock has a weight capacity of 600 lbs. Durable natural and beautiful – what a find.This hammock has been through a mercerization treatment for extra strength and beauty. The modern production method of mercerization gives the thread a sodium hydroxide bath that is then neutralized with an acid bath. This treatment results in increased luster strength affinity to dye resistance to mildew and also helps minimize lint and thread wear.About Hamacas MeridaHamacas Merida is a company dedicated to the wholesale and export of top-quality hammocks and hammock accessories. To manufacture their fine products they depend on the weaving abilities of over 500 Mayan families throughout the Yucatan Peninsula. These talented artisans weave beautiful Mayan Hammocks in all sizes and styles. Hamacas Merida has made it their mission to not only ensure their customers receive the finest merchandise but also that their weavers get fair market compensation for their talents. It’s important to Hamacas Merida that everyone involved be happy and satisfied – from the one who weaves the hammock to the one who lies in it.

 

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