Bora artisans make new hair barrettes for CACE

This summer the Center for Amazon Community Ecology (CACE) worked with a dozen native artisans from the Bora village of Brillo Nuevo on the Ampiyacu River to develop a beautiful new line of hair barrettes woven with chambira palm fiber and colored with natural plant dyes. See all of them at: http://tinyurl.com/AmazBarArt. To inquire about purchasing these barrettes, contact: info@amazonecology.org.

Hair barrette BF10C.  Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru.  Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BF10C. Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Gisela Ruiz from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Gisela Ruiz from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BF12A.   Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru.  Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BF12A. Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Ortensia Arirama from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Ortensia Arirama from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BF09A.   Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru.  Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BF09A. Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Ania Ruiz from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Ania Ruiz from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BC18A.  Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru.  Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Hair barrette BC18A. Woven with chambira palm fiber by Bora native artisan from Brillo Nuevo, Ampiyacu River, Peru. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Amalia Arirama from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

Bora native artisan Amalia Arirama from Brillo Nuevo with hair barrette. Photo by Campbell Plowden/Center for Amazon Community Ecology

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