Humid climat in Caribbean can easily reach 40 degrees, that’s why the hammock appeared to be ingenious enough to solve a trivial and vital activity from men : sleeping.
In Mexico, facts suggest that the Maya began to adopt the Caribbean hammock in the 17th century that was brought from the Spanish colonization. Crafting this domestic object allowed Maya families to earn a new income while giving rise to structural transformations of their houses.
From native plants henequen, to sansevieria and cotton, fibers have been evolving with time and sometimes replaced by nylon, but the ancient weaving techniques are still passed down through generations in Yucatán.
Our Mayan hammock is hand woven by talented craftmen from Tixcocob and reflects the expertise of great master artisans.
Hammocks are one of the most significant pieces from the Yucatan culture and are still made the same way early Mayan used to make them; individual threads are crossed against each other making this unique piece both confortable and resistant. Each Mayan hammock is hand woven by talented craftmen from Tixcocob and reflects the expertise of great master artisans.