Relax and sway in this hand woven hammock in your backyard or at the beach. Cool ocean blue holds the promise of sweet relaxation in a hand-woven hammock from Mexico. The Maya Artists of the Yucatán preserve this ancient heritage as they weave thick nylon cords according to age-old techniques.
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.
- Hanging accessories included
- Hanging instructions included
- Holds up to 300 lbs.
- Easy travel
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Mexico
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.
Allow for 1-2 days extra processing time. This product may ship separately from other products in your order.
This product may have longer than normal shipping timelines as it will ship directly from its country of origin.
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