These gorgeous Zapotec dog beds are handmade by the Vásquez family, an indigenous Zapotec family located in Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca.
The Vásquez family has been preserving ancestral traditions and creating their one-of-a-kind designs for five generations.
*Each dog bed takes a total of about 150 hours of work (over 6 days) to make.
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Dimensions & Details:
Materials & Labor
Each woven dog bed is made from the following materials:
90% lambswool yarn
10% reinforced cotton fiber
Stuffed with recycled materials
Lined with cotton and polyester fabric
Total time to make one dog bed 147 hours (over 6 days)
In Zapotec culture, dogs are members of the family and should be treated as such.
The dog is seen as a companion both and life and the underworld and should also be given the same unconditional love that they give their human family.
This is why, Huella Carmin, has chosen to launch––Nashun––a Mexican brand that offers the best pet products and which also contributes to the development of artisan villages in Oaxaca.