If you like to stand out and at the same time appreciate the intricate craftsmanship and workload during the creative process luloplanet has something special for you *- indigenous *jewelry of Embera tribe. This ethnic group, divided into various fraction counts approximately 80 000 people in the world and resides in the territory of Colombia and Panama. Necklaces that we offer are created by women from the tribe Embera Chami. Their careful work over a necklace takes from 5 to 25 days. Each necklace or chocker braided with colored beads tells different story.
The colors that are used have different meanings: blue represents the sky, sea and space, red - blood and race, green - nature, yellow - gold, sun and joy, orange and purple - flowers. Form of the necklace is also important - a spiral shape means path/ road,, round shape means integrity, zigzag means mountainsup and geometrical shapesmean mother earth.
We work directly with Embera Chami tribe, because we believe that their artistry deserves to be present to a wider audience. Embera necklaces are used by Colombian beauty queens, and as the current boho / ethno styles permanently inscribed in fashion trends, *these authentic patterns have become this year's fashion's hot topic on the catwalks of South America.