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Collectible Natural Fiber Woven Basket, "Maya Sun"

Weaving pine needles with admirable dexterity, the women of Komon Utzil craft a... more

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Weaving pine needles with admirable dexterity, the women of Komon Utzil craft a beautiful basket. They use pine needles collected from nearby areas in the Sololá region of Guatemala. They preserve the needles' natural hue, and dye others in garnet and blue gray tones creating a harmonious contrast. The bowl is sewn together by hand with raffia.

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 5 cm H x 22.5 cm Diam.
  • 2" H x 8.75" Diam.

  • Pine needles and raffia
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Eco-Positive: crafted with sustainably harvested materials, protecting the environment and its resources
  • Wipe with a damp cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Komon Utzil has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $900 and the most recent for $900.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

Product Reviews By Customers
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"Simply Beautiful"

The design and craftmanship of this small basket is exquisite. In fact, I find that I hate to actually put anything in it, although I sometimes do, because I hate to cover up the beauty of the piece.

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"Sustainable Beauty"

This basket is very carefully crafted. I love that local materials are utilized. The inside is so beautiful with precise stitching that you may not want to cover it up with putting items inside! Go ahead - it is a joy to use everyday.

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Basket Local materials Blue Red Circular
Best Uses
  • Good for holding thread, yarn or anything else you can think of

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beautiful and well made

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"Beautiful Gift to Handcrafters"

Gave to my mother for her 95th to hold her glasses and hearing aids at her bedside. She loved it. She used to collect old Papago baskets so she loved the weaving. Me too.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: birthday

12 Testimonials for Komon Utzil


You did an outstanding job creating this beautiful colorful table cloth congratulation . Keep up the good work God blessed your hands . Lovely gift wrapping novica thank you . Exellente mantel me cautivo gracias!


Absolutely beautiful baskets. Looks like a woven design, with rich colors and solid structure. Perfect size to fit in many places. Highly recommend as a gift to friends or for yourself. gracias.