Handicrafts of Panama
Discovering the exciting culture of Panama is not complete without looking into the country’s famous handicrafts. These items are some of the highlights of the Panama tours that attract tourists to travel to Panama and find out more information about the country.
Panama’s handicraft markets brim with dozens of artistic items, the handiwork of its creative Indian population.
Molas are intricate reverse embroidery needle work hand sewn by the Kuna Indians of the San Blas Islands that are sold as cloth wall hanging and decorations on everything from shirts to purses.
Tagua Carvings are delightful figures of Panamanian wildlife carved from small tagua nuts known as “vegetable ivory”.
Embera Woven Baskets
These are perfect baskets tightly woven of palm leaves and dyed exclusively using natural dyes from the jungle.