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Artisan Designed and Handcrafted Cotton Scarf, "Subtle Wisteria Textiles"

byYama Aj Chixot Artisan Group: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (40)
Add a touch of finesse to a casual ensemble with this beautifully crafted cotton... more

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Add a touch of finesse to a casual ensemble with this beautifully crafted cotton scarf from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group of Central America. Using a traditional floor loom, the artists combine wisteria with lovely shades of dark blue, white, beige and yellow. The scarf is then finished with a divine fringed edge. The head artisan feels passionate about preserving traditional weaving techniques and has dedicated himself to teaching the art to women in what was once a predominantly male profession. This comfortable, lightweight scarf is the perfect accessory for any relaxed attire.

  • 52 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 152.4 cm L x 26.67 cm W
  • 60" L x 10.5" W
  • Fringe: 10.16 cm L
  • Fringe: 4" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Hand wash with mild detergent
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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40

Deborah

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07/21/2021

"This will be highly treasured."

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The colors and intricate designs are beautiful. It is a joy to see the result of the skills and talents that went into the designs and executions of the patterns. Thank you so much.

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Hernan

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06/05/2021

"Beautiful Scarf"

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My wife loved her scarf as part of a Mother s Day gift…

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

Alavina

From San Francisco, CA

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06/02/2021

"This will be a cherished heirloom for many years!"

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What a beautiful product. I cannot say enough about the craftsmanship and quality of this product. It is truly a work of art...looking forward to purchasing more from this artisan group. Thank you!!!

Best Uses

  • Mantelpiece, dresser

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Floyd

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05/23/2021

"Good Quality."

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Just what my wife wanted.

Purchased Item:

Midnight Blue Zigzag, Multi Pocket Hand Woven Padded Cotton Wristlet Purse

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Floyd

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05/23/2021

"Love it!"

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Just what my wife wanted.

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Comalapa Parallels, Cotton tote shoulder bag

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GuaCalGirl

From California

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05/13/2021

"Love it"

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I love the two shawls that I have bought for this artisan group.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

The association prides itself on protecting and preserving the very long-standing tradition of weaving using a floor loom. The women have all learned this technique from their mothers or grandmothers, and plan to teach their daughters as well.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Unfortunately many women in this area have been affected by miscarriages and the loss of newborns. This can cause a woman to go into a deep depression. Together they overcome these tragic events and provide constant support for one another.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Thanks to the work of these women, their children have the opportunity to study and have a better future. As an association, part of their income is donated to school infrastructure.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

The association has been able to grow and increase their sales, which is then passed along to the women and their families.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

The Yama Aj Chixot artisan group enables women to make a fair wage that helps them support their children.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group has received a $200 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

Job Creator

Job Creator

This association generates employment for more than 125 women.

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