Taleo is the Lao word for the bamboo talisman placed above doorways to protect homes and families from spirits.
Taleo Handmade works with ethnic minority women in remote villages in Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand. Our artisan partners are expert weavers, embroiderers, and indigo dyers.
Your purchase from Taleo Handmade echoes the spirit of a taleo by:
empowering women through ETHICAL sourcing
protecting the environment through the use of SUSTAINABLE materials
preserving AUTHENTIC textile traditions through local partnerships