These sandals are composed of two pieces carved from recovered bull horn remnants that together simulate the shape of butterfly wings. Both pieces are fastened by cotton thread on each side and assembled onto a cotton canvas woven on a waist loom.
NUUP, which mean "union" in Maya, symbolizes the connection and bond formed between each of the artisans, their communities and histories as they work together.
NUUP is the union of the Mayan artisanal world full of unparalleled elements and the feeling of the artisans as they transform them into unique and unrepeatable pieces, demonstrating the talent of each of the communities where they were created.
Flat nude-colored sandal made from regenerated materials with a comfort sole and Mayan loom textile in an ecru color with an assembly of cotton thread and recovered horn links. Finished with a pointed tip.
- Includes special padded sole for greater comfort.
UPPER: Textile. Mayan loom application with cotton thread assembly and recovered bull horn remnants.
TECHNIQUE: Mayan loom and carving of recovered bull horn.
REGION: Yaxunah, Yucatan and Los Laureles, Campeche.
COLOR: Ecru and multicolor (ranging from black to amber colors).
VARIATIONS: As these pieces are 100% handcrafted and made from natural materials, none of them are identical. Each piece has unique variations in texture and tones, ranging from black to amber colors. The images displayed are a reference for color.