Meet the maker
Founded by Mariana Torres and Mariet Rodriguez, Pook Hats champions the spirit and passion of the culture and artisan traditions of Mexico. Pook Hats was born after a trip to the beautiful Yucaten Peninsula in Mexico and the town of Becal where the inhabitants, specialist hat makers use the Jipijapa palm to create the most unique and beautiful product.
wonders of the naturel world
After the palm is harvested it is dried and taken to local deep caves to be hand woven but the local Mayan women. The humidity in the caves gives the dried palm the flexibility to be woven. Once they're finished, they are then hand painted by local, highly skilled painters using different natural dyes from regional plants and flowers.