This unique fair-trade Amazon Hat Band was hand-made by a native artisan from the Ampiyacu region of the Peruvian Amazon. This hat band is stylish and sturdy. It is woven from one-inch wide chambira palm fiber. that is 24.5 inches long with 2 inches of chord on both ends so it can be tied around most hats. This band will add a distinct look to any straw, felt or leather hat with a full brim. It can also double as a head band.
These models were designed by Bora artisans to represent the bushmaster snake (locally called shushupe) found throughout the Amazon rainforest Each strap comes with a tag listing the artisan's name and community and the plants they used to make it.This hat band was hand woven by a native artisan from the Bora community of Brillo Nuevo on the Yaguasyacu River. A few hat bands whose colors have slightly faded after prolonged exposure to the sun are offered at a discounted price.