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Cecelio Tocamo

Binder Carpio Wounaan Artisan

Binder Carpio was born in the province of Darién, Panama and is a part of the Embera ethnic group. He is married to a woman from the Wounaan comunity and they have three daughters. He inherited the knowledge of carving cocobolo wood and tagua seeds from his father and grandfathers. The designs he creates are inspired by his homeland: the wild jungles of Panama. Nowadays, he dedicates himself to the carving of cocobolo wood and tagua seeds.

Cecelio is proud to present to you his original carvings, finely detailed carvings. He would also be happy to work with you on any custom order.