The Artisans


Safis, master weaver, lives in Lufa, Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.  Safis weaves trays for Bek + MERI, the social enterprise supporting artisans throughout Papua New Guinea. 


Miriam Celis Hernández is a master weaver with more than 43 years of experience in backstrap loom. She works for Pais Textil as a master trainer and is in charge of developing swatches for the collections. 

'Her eyes and hands, the keepers of an incomparable textile tradition, are our guide. Her heart and kindness, our inspiration'. Marta Castaneda (Pais Textil founder)

Sidai Designs artisan Nasha, from Namanga. (Image - Eliza Powell) 


Baba Tree Company weaver holding her unique 'wave' design.

Article 22 artisans Lai and Sithon. 

 Article 22 - Bomb to Bracelet Video