Yerba Mate Cup & Filter Straw (Mate Gourd & Bombilla)
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What is a Mate gourd & Bombilla?
Tradition & Culture
The bombilla and mate gourd not only serve a functional purpose, but also hold cultural significance, they are symbols of tradition, heritage and community. In South America, sharing mate is a way of bonding and showing hospitality. It's a ritual that brings people together and creates a sense of belonging. The act of passing around the mate gourd and bombilla is a symbol of sharing and generosity. It is a representation of the warmth and love of family and friends. The mate gourd and bombilla, with its intricate and unique design, is an embodiment of the culture, history and emotions of the people who use it. To hold a mate gourd and bombilla is to hold a piece of history and culture, it's an emotional experience.