Jan 052012

An assortment of amber macramé bracelets

These macramé are made in a series of community’s surrounding the small outpost community of Tosagua, Ecuador. These are low visibility areas with people living at or below the subsistance level. These individual communities each bring their own unique dynamic. The macramé is made in many different home style and community group productions. This adds diversity in resources and socioeconomic structure. Some are made as part of cultural preservation classes designed for skills training and job creation. Continue reading »