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'Taleo' is the Lao word for the bamboo talisman placed above doorways to protect homes and families from spirit.

Taleo HANDMADE works with ethnic minority women in remote villages in Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand. Our artisan partners are expert weavers, embroiders, and indigo dyers.

Your purchase echoes the protective spirit of the taleo by:

empowering women through ETHICAL sourcing
protecting the environment through the use of SUSTAINABLE materials
preserving AUTHENTIC textile traditions through local partnerships