The raffia fonds are harvested in Madagascar and sent to our partner factory in China.
|TIGHTLY PACKED RAW RAFFIA|
The bundles are then dyed into specific color. Dried raffia retains a lot of natural oils so it is nearly impossible to get dark colors like black. Browns and other earth tone colors are easier to dye.
|Crochet raffia crown with mat raffia brim.|
|Raffia being naturally bleached outside in the sun for a more even color.|
|Artisan workers hand crocheting callanan raffia hats.|
|Workers hand crocheting raffia flowers for hat trims.|
THE FINISHED PRODUCT
|CR195-NAT WITH FRESH WATER PEARL TRIM.|