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Handicrafts of Panama


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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.

Fish design on a Mola, a Panamanian handicraftA Mola with a Macaw design, made by Kuna Indians in Panama

Molas - 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.

Back view of a Frog Tagua CarvingSide view of a Frog Tagua Carving

Tagua Carvings - delightful figures of Panamanian wildlife carved from small tagua nuts known as “vegetable ivory”.

Embera Woven BasketAnother Woven Basket made by Embera IndiansA woven basket resembling a head of a bird, made by Embera Indians in Panama

Embera Woven Baskets - perfect baskets tightly woven of palm leaves and dyed exclusively using natural dyes from the jungle.

A Kuna Woman sewing a MolaMolas, famous handicraft of Panama, are displayed in a Kuna Indian village