Makiritare Indians in the upper Orinoco River region of Venezuela inspired us! They knitted amazing things!
This swimsuit is a unique piece inspired of the art made by the hands of the Ye'kuana women from deep in the Amazon of Venezuela.
The designs reflect sacred and natural symbols from both their inner and outer worlds. Geometric forms and animals often figure prominently in the weaving of their baskets and other things. These symbols are inspired by their myths including anacondas, monkeys, picures, baquiros, and frogs