Our Collection

Aaluna is focusing on 2 Wayúu bag lines :

Aaluna

A line of bags specially created and designed for Aaluna customers, weaved by Wayúus, with a contemporary and chic identity but still keeping its authentic Wayúu DNA.

Curated by Aaluna

A line of bags created and designed by the Wayúus, showing their great creativity and chosen by Aaluna for its customers.

Croquis mode Aaluna
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Discover the Kanáas

What's the Kanáas ?

Kanáas are the geometrical drawings waved by the Wayúu women. It translated by “the art of weaving drawings”.

These abstract shapes represent their surroundings and daily life, and have a specific interpretation: mystical, magical or linked to human existence.

They are colorful and the more complex the drawing, the greater its value.

Each bag tells a story, describing dreams and hopes.

Pa’ralouas

One on top of the other.

These kanáas represent the steps in life.
One step after the other, we go higher in life.

Marüliunaya or Itanaya

Drawings done on a vegetal recipient used for cooking called “totumo”.

They represent a distorted path of life, which is not ineluctably negative. Each triangle represents a step of life, it could be good or bad, it could be a small or a large experience, each one bringing us to prosperity.

Kuliichiya

The weaving of the ceiling.

These kanáas represents the strength and security of home.

Kalepsü

Hooks

This represents the need to recognize that we are not self-sufficients.
We always need our ancestors to support us.

Jiméuya

Represents a fish eye.

A fish eye has the tenacity to percieve things and dangers from far away.
With cleverness, we can easier move forward in life.

Anatajirasü

Paths that cross.

Paths that meet different worlds, 2 persons who meet to share the same destiny.

Jalinaya

The mother of all kanaas.

Represents the gift of motherhood or fertility.