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Handicrafts in Bahia

1 review of Handicrafts in Bahia

Stunning artwork

Bahia is full color. 75% of the population is black or mixed race. It is well known for the African legacy that remains latent in the city. The traditional regional dress is a huge white skirt and white turban, accompanied by colourful lips and eyes. Here you'll find music, colour, and art. The artworks here are stunning, made from all kinds of materials (animal teeth, features, even the rib bones of a giant Amazonian cobra ...). The work is laborious, and you'll see circles of women sitting to talk while they make crafts. They always have the time to greet you with a smile and maybe even teach

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