Akna Woven Ring Sling
Akna = Goddess of Fertility
Designed and handwoven exclusively for The Mayan Collective Baby for our signature collection. Our woven ring slings are chemical free and 100% organic cotton. These baby carrier are handcrafted by the Mayan community in Guatemala.
Baby wearing is used around the world and is not different in Guatemala. The Mayan women use handwoven textiles to carry their children while working. Babies are usually being carry in the mom's back with a type of rebozo.
The colors of our woven ring slings are rich and vibrant, and you will love each intricate detail. The quality is unparalleled and the culture of Guatemala oozes. All the dyes come from natural plants, fruits, vegetables, and bark.
You will not be disappointed. These baby carriers are woven using the backstop weaving method. The process is painstaking (sometimes two to three weeks per sling), but the result is a true work of art. Give yourself and your baby a gift of the flavor of Guatemala.
These ring slings are not recommended for children over 35 pounds.
100% organic cotton, no chemical treatment or finishing, handwoven.