Yav ak'al colours

  • Made in Mexico

    by artisans preserving embroidery techniques.


    Give your space a special touch with this hand-woven and naturally-dyed pillow cover by women artisans from Zinacantán, Mexico. The pattern alludes to the shape of burning incense, Yav ak'al in Tsotsil tongue.

    This unique piece is created using natural pigments from native flowers to dye each thread, organic materials such as cornstarch, and vernacular tools made in the community which names are in their mother tongue, Tsotsil, and have no translation: jalamte’, bix, tampat, st’uy.