This one of a kind purse was handwoven by the Tz’utujil women belonging to the San Juan Weaver’s Group in Guatemala. This sturdy purse is machine washable and is lined with two inside pockets, one zipper pocket and one open pocket. A portion of all proceeds help to provide a much needed economic boost to a group of women in one of the most depressed regions of Guatemala.
workers producing our Fair Trade purses are paid a fair and reasonable wage for their
This purse was handwoven by the wonderful women of Maya Traditions. Maya Traditions works with more than 100 Maya women in five established groups in rural villages. Predominantly working with women who do backstrap weaving, an ancient traditional art that women can do at home while caring for their families, Maya Traditions brings much needed income to poor regions of Guatemala. In addition, they work with a group of women crochet artisans, footloom weavers, and small family businesses.
Sturdy backstrap loom fabric bag woven by the Tz’utujil women belonging to the San Juan Weaver’s Group, Guatemala
A blend of indigenous weaving technique and contemporary color and design concepts
Lined with two inside pockets, one zipper pocket and one open pocket
Coconut shell button closure
100% cotton material that softens with each washing
Wide strap is 35 inches long
Bag dimensions excluding strap: 12x12 inches