'Bat'z Blush' rug
Que Onda Vos
Bat’z Blush is a naturally dyed, double-woven area rug woven by hand on a traditional foot-loom from 100% hand-spun sheep’s wool. Having washed, mordanted, and soaked the wool overnight, we extracted the pigments from natural ingredients including cochineal, and experimented with dye baths to create a variety of vivid pinks. The Power of Cochineal, an insect native to Latin America and used in Indigenous communities for centuries as a dye for textiles and body paint, we worked with cochineal, soaking the wool in the dye baths for different periods of time, achieving striking shades of pinks.
Bat’z is the first of the 20 signs of the Mayan calendar. Bat’z stands for thread. The thread of time. The thread of destiny.
All of the rugs are designed by Hanne de Wyngaert (Belgium) and then spun, dyed, and handwoven by Mayan weavers in Guatemala. Que Onda Vos strives to provide economic opportunity and celebrate indigenous traditions to create beautiful and functional products.
100% hand-spun sheep wool.
W 85 x L 140
About Que Onda Vos
QUE ONDA VOS is a design label from Antwerp, based in the heart of Guatemala.
They produce handspun, natural dyed, wool rugs and blankets, handwoven by Mayan weavers In Guatemala.
Aside from textiles, they produce QOV glassware. These hand blown glass products are made out of recycled transparent glass by local glass blowing artisans.
QUE ONDA VOS is founded by designer Hanne De Wyngaert in 2013. She graduated in fashion design, at the Royal Academy Of Fine Arts in Antwerp.
After working on several design projects, she started thinking more about designing and developing products that have a social impact on the community that produces them.
After travelling in Guatemala, she fell in love with the Mayan weaving traditions and decided to start up QUE ONDA VOS.
QUE ONDA VOS is Guatemalan street slang for 'Yo, what's up?'.
Using traditional spinning and weaving techniques as well as natural materials and dyes, QUE ONDA VOS promotes awareness about conscious consumption and creates jobs in indigenous communities ensuring fair wages.
QUE ONDA VOS is about respect
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