Brazil we can observe indigenous uses of bamboo. The book
"Dicionário da Arte Indígena Brasileira", from Berta G.
Ribeiro - Ed. Itatiaia Ltda./EDUSP, found on Indigenous
Museum of Rio de Janeiro - reveas an incredible panorama:
colourfull hair sticks / pg. 189 (Cruatecasea spruceana),
several flutes / pg.200, rythim sticks / pg. 197, arrows
(Guadua angustifolia), quiver (Guadua superba
- "Taquaruçu") and blow pipe (Arundinaria schomburgkii)
/ pg.245, knives and container, ignition stick, snuff
aspirator and baskets.
rural man soon learned the multiplicity of bamboo
uses, and started exploiting its potential. Dinnerware
and furnitures are made with fine craft skills, artisains
form their workshops, and this culture is difunded
in Brazil. At present it's possible to find many of this
professional in many brazilian cities.
the urban citizen verifyed the beauty, ease and
versatility of this material. Bamboo are now difunded
in major brazilian cities.