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Set of 3 Handloomed Acrylic Hatbands in a Rainbow Palette - Rainbow Thoughts
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Working with traditional handloom techniques, Lucas Sicay from Guatemala handcrafts a set of three cheerful hatbands, all made from acrylic. Featuring a rainbow palette arranged in a striped pattern, this vivacious creation also features fringes at the ends for a sweet touch.
- 100% acrylic
- 0.51 oz
- Each: 36 inches L x 0.6 inches W
- Fringe: 5.5 inches L
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization: Lucas Sicay
Country: Central America
"Lucas Sicay is my name, and I am very excited to be able to present myself to you. It fills me with emotion to be part of this great family of artisans, and show a little of what I am passionate about and what has made me so happy.
"I will tell you a little about myself and what has brought me to where I am today, as a human and as a craftsman. I grew up in a very humble family, with few resources. However, my mother always did her best to give us the best. We had the essentials, a roof and food on our table, and that for us was already a luxury.
"I worked from a very young age, and I knew that I had to put hard work and effort into things if I wanted to get ahead. Not having received the education that every child should have in their childhood, this was harder than I thought. However, I did not give up. I spent days without having anything to eat--it was a nightmare. Many days I had to trick my stomach and simply sleep so as not to feel hungry anymore; they were difficult times." "