Became a symbol of the nation, the sombrero vueltiao (or sombrero vueltiado, translatable as a hat turned) is a traditional Colombian hat whose preciousness is determined both by the number of turns used during construction, is the flexibility: the hat is more flexible, the higher the quality. Traditionally worn by the dancers of cumbia and vallenato musicians, now have a real masterpiece of the local manufacturing sector, and it is no coincidence that over the years has increased their demand: thanks to their quality, these models sombreros Colombians are increasingly appreciated by foreigners as well as the local population. An icon of the nation worn by various personalities in various occasions, such as Pope John Paul II during his visit to Colombia in 1986, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton during his visit to Cartagena in August 2000. Most of these products are handmade sombreros families Zenú located in the departments of Cordoba and Sucre, at the Atlantic Coast, and are made in Gynerium sagittatum, known locally as caña flecha, a type of plant that grows in the region. The sombrero vueltiado, moreover, can be of various types: the Quinceano, for example, which is the most popular and the most economic, is generally made of three days and the product with strands consisting of 15 pairs of strips of caña flecha. The Diecinueve, however, as the name suggests, requires the use of 19 pairs of strips of caña flecha and is accomplished in about a week and is characterized by a softer consistency than the first. The Ventitres, again, are made from 23 pairs of strips of caña flecha and require approximately twenty days of processing and, finally, the Ventisietes which, clearly, are made with 27 pairs of strips and therefore the most valuable: their production can take up to a month of manufacture and are characterized by a very pleasant softness to the touch.