"NEWSLETTER" Macramé Baby Swing - Handmade in Nicaragua
Each enclosed hammock swing chair is made of cotton rope which is aproved by Standart 100 by Oeko-Tex including requirements for baby articles.
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Our macramé baby swings are handmade and hand-signed by talented artisans in our workshop based in the vibrant city of Masaya, in Nicaragua.
Around two pounds of hand weaved soft cotton ropes and eight round edged hand-turned bars from Fast Growing Hardwood are meticulously assembled to make happy your baby on a heirloom quality swing chair which, as a design object, also look beautiful on its own. Sitting area is 10 x 10 x 10 inches.
These macrame children's swings are the perfect baby item for your home or for a baby shower gift.
You'll feel a light calming fragrance when open the handmade package.
We aim to meet international standards with both quality and safety in mind. Each swing is safely assembled in our own workshop and pass two different quality tests. If a swing has a safety or quality issues it is put aside to be repaired.
SPECS & CARE
Measurements in inches ("):
L- 14" W- 14" H- 10 "
Total height from the ceiling: 53"
Measurements in centimeters (cm) :
L- 35 cm W- 35 cm H- 26 cm
Total height from the ceiling: 136 cm
Baby age: Use only if child can hold head up with full neck and body support Sitting area: 10'' x 10'' Support weight up to 50 lbs (23 kg)
Vertical dimension from the top to the bottom (with a person sitting on): 136 cm (53")
Vertical dimension from the top to the sitting area (with a person sitting on): 120 cm (47")
Hang the hammock securely at a safe height
Attach to a proper ceiling or beam. If your ceiling doesn't resist you can also find stand alone hammock swing holders online. Read more on our tutorials
If you take the swing inside when it's raining, you will preserve its beautiful appearance.
Never leave your baby unattended
Use responsibly, we are not responsible for any possible injuries incurred while using this product
The chair is compact and you can take it everywhere. Each baby swing has a unique look since each swing is handmade.
The hardware for hanging or the stand is not included.
The pillow cushion it's an option to makes the swing more cozy for your baby to sit in, we suggest to order one for more comfort. A second cushion could be used for the back or as replacement.
These cushions are handmade by an independent artisan and they are filled with 100% cotton flakes.
HOW IS MADE?
The baby swing chairs are made with care and love by talented artisans Veronica, Yersi, Martin, David and Alonso; the cushion is handmade by Maria, an expert seamstress and grandmother. All are permanent artisans of our team "Hang A Hammock Collective", regularly employed.
The sustainable hardwood we use is Madero Negro Wood (Gliricidia sepium) a native fast growing nicaraguan tree and it comes from a tree farm managed with the help of American University (UAM).
We ensure high quality of the work processes to made each swing.
As wrote before, each swing chair is quality tested two times before to be packed and shipped. We follow a procedure in order to warranty a resistance up to 330 lbs (150 Kg), even if your baby will never be heavier more than 33 lbs (15 kg), which is the limit we declare.
The pattern is unique and the chair is safety assembled by safety nodes. Wood bars have rounded edges. The seat is also in handmade in cotton ropes.
- We use more than 2 pounds (1 kg) of cotton for each chair, that's why the whole chair weight more than 4 pounds (2 kg) - Each cotton thread is made twisting 33 cotton wires to be sturdy and safe - Rounded edges - Handmade carton box to well protect the swing chair and avoid mildew. This is also a more ecological than plastic.
Swinging can help calm the baby and stimulate their sensory integration.
In other words, the body's ability to organize its experiences with touch, movement, body awareness, sight, sound and the pull of gravity.