Tagua is a nut from a palm tree called Phytelephas aequatorialis, or literally, “plant elephant” and is commonly referred to as “vegetable ivory”. This can only grow in the South American Rainforest in the countries of Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia. Tagua has been exploded since colonial times; using Tagua beads for creating handcrafts is an ancient tradition practiced by artisan families till these days. Our necklaces can be easily adjusted to your preferred length!
Ancestral Meaning of Tagua
Among indigenous communities of South America, the Tagua nut represents the sacred, feminine energy. The belief is that wearing this nut maintains harmony among family members and friends.
Keep Tagua dry by keeping them away from damp, unventilated conditions
Avoid overexposure to the sun as this can result in cracking surfaces
To clean Tagua nuts, wipe down with a soft cloth.
All our products are directly sourced from selected Colombian small family businesses or independent artisans who handcraft each piece with love and care. They use of a combination of colors to create fun, colorful and distinctive pieces. Click here to learn more about the tagua nut
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