This rare Ixcaco cotton fiber--which can only be handspun due to its wild nature--is highly esteemed by the indigenous communities in Mexico, Peru and Guatemala. They believe the brown color represents the earth's fertility and the Mayan Goddess Ixchel.
With a network of artisans around the world, L’Aviva Home creates globally inspired home accents that resonate with the spirit of time-honored creative traditions. From remote Bolivian villages to weathered workshops in Central Asia, these collaborations produce a bold collection of pieces that unveil their stories in texture and pattern. “The things we surround ourselves with should possess a soul and a history,” says founder Laura Aviva, a former creative director for Travel + Leisure. “They should inspire us to connect to the world.”