• Intangible cultural heritage declared by UNESCO 2012

World Cultural Heritage

ABOUT METIER. Originated and based in Ecuador, we work with rural communities to reinforce the survival of cultural traditions by strengthening the concept of craftsmanship with new values based on creativity, sustainability and heritage, to provoke a fresh and emotional new vision of the world of luxury.  Learn more
ABOUT OUR PRODUCTS. Our specialty product is the world famous “panama hat” that has been wrongly named for centuries, since its origin is Ecuador. The weaving of these hats is an intricate technique that is passed down from generation to generation, and its production, from sourcing the raw material to weaving the finest natural fiber hats, is completely local and sustainable.   Learn more about the history, traditions and craftsmanship behind our products