This Mengkuang Mermaid was expertly handwoven by artisans part of a women's village cooperative in Terengganu, on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Artisans harvest the leaves of the Mengkuang plant and cut them into strips, dyeing and drying these strips in an elaborate 11-step process. Only then are the Mengkuang strips handwoven into this beautiful bag.
These bracelets are handwoven by the women of the Mah Meri tribe. The Mah Meri - Mah meaning people and Meri meaning forest - are one of nineteen indigenous groups of Peninsular...View full product details