The Juju hat is found throughout the Cameroon, and is worn by prominent members of society, as well as the Juju dancers in West Africa. The intricate design of the feathers is sewn onto a tight raffia base and covered with wood and cloth material. This type of weave is a painstaking process, and the way it neatly folds is rather remarkable. The Juju hat is evidence of a fine, unique and skillful weaving from West Africa using old world techniques. Each hat is made by a group of up to four artisans and takes a couple of weeks to make.
The hats are extremely popular with interior designers as they are used as an accessory for the home.They have been featured in numerous home design magazines and television shows.
Please note these ARE the authentic juju hats from Cameroon. Many of the hats you see are fakes or manufactured. These are painstakingly hand made and take weeks to complete.
Each piece and color will slightly vary due to their handmade nature.
The hats are 20" in diameter and come with two loops connected to the back for you to easily hang using a picture hook.