Kué means rain in the Embera-Chamí language, which is represented by the fringes present in the lower part of the design. The top pyramids represent öö the path and the reunion of Ancestral Peoples. An important part of the Emberā-Chamí identity is their ancestral land. Their pieces usually symbolise the love of the people for their ancestral land and traditions.
Colors are an important part of Emberā-Chamí symbolism, and each color has it own meaning. Black, chipār, represents feminine wisdom and protection. White, chïtör, represents peace, serenity and purity.