Women's Geometric Cotton Scarves(39 items)
"A challenge is to teach my children and members of the community to weave, just as my parents taught me. In this way, we will preserve the handloom tradition."
"I was born and raised in a small town in Guatemala where I lived with my parents, five brothers and a... read more
Popular Women's Geometric Cotton Scarves
Handmade Geometric Cotton Striped Scarf, "Blue Totonicapan Diamonds"
Woven by hand, this beautiful scarf features diamond motifs. They are a symbol of designs by Miguel Hernandez and his family. He alternates bands of royal blue with open spaces that feature the black warp threads so the scarf drapes beautifully. He names it for Totonicapan, a Guatemalan village renowned for its weaving arts.
Ghanaian 2-Strip Kente Cloth Scarf in Turquoise and Yellow, "Artisan Hands"
Woven by hand, two strips of traditional West African kente cloth become a colorful scarf. Deborah Osei Boakye continues her grandfather's craft with this extraordinary design. Each strip of kente cloth requires considerable effort, and the looms are worked with both hands and feet. Each color has its own meanings in Ashanti culture, and the patterns themselves are carefully chosen symbols, which a master weaver develops and names. This design is named meaning "fingers" in the Akan language. Its motifs suggest interlocking fingers from both hands.
Geometric Cotton Wrap Scarf in Crimson from Mexico, "Crimson Mystery"
Handwoven from cotton on the traditional backstrap loom, this wrap scarf by Petrona Gomez brings the beauty of Mexican handicrafts wherever it goes. It features a color in crimson with subtle paprika striped patterns. Geometric patterns and elegant fringes at the ends complete this accessory.
Collectible Women's Geometric Blend Scarf, "Rosewood Mountain"
Woven by hand, this beautiful scarf features a diamond motif that evokes steep mountains. It is a hallmark of Miguel Hernandez's personal style. He works with a cotton blend in rosewood with black accents. "This design represents who I am," the artisan says with pride. "It uses my favorite materials. I've woven the motifs that are a symbol of my family and it was created on a loom I built myself."