Sunday, May 19, 2013

Brazil - Arts and Crafts - Capim Dourado

Capim Dourado or Golden Grass is a raw material exclusive
from the Jalapão region, Tocantins, Brazil, which is used for making handicrafts
such as bracelets, earrings, bags, belts, vases and decorative items.
The tradition started with the Indians Xerentes and have been passed
from generation to generation.
Golden Grass crafts is increasingly valued throughout the world.
Some pieces reaching ​​around US$ 500.00.

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