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Blue Cotton Runner Table Linen, "Guatemala is Home"

"To us, blue represents the welcoming warmth of home," says a... more

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"To us, blue represents the welcoming warmth of home," says a representative of Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group in reference to the deep blue hues of this table runner. She explains that many of them feel an extraordinary sense of companionship when blue is present in their designs. "We tend to use blue a lot." They work in teams on the pedal loom, weaving the table runner with cotton featuring the legendary wreath that appears in the huipiles worn by women in Guatemala.

  • 0.25 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 177.8 cm L x 35.56 cm W
  • 70" L x 14" W
  • Fringe: 5 cm L
  • Fringe: 2" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Do not bleach
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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Rebecca

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01/27/2022

"It is as beautiful as it looks"

This piece is a lovely addition to our table. The colors are just as beautiful as in the picture and the workmanship is excellent. I ve been so pleased with everything I ve purchased through Novica. Thank you for connecting us with these artesians.

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Alavina

From San Francisco, CA

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06/02/2021

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

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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Tom

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12/18/2020

"Beautiful Design & Colors"

I just placed this runner on my brand new cherry wood dining table, and its beautiful. I love the pattern and all the rich colors, especially the blues and golds. Very high quality and well-made. I love the story of the artists from Guatemala. Thank you for sharing your beautiful art!

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Donna

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06/15/2022

"yoga mat bag"

Perfect! Fits mat well, has small pocket for cash, chapstick. So useful and easy to use, dont have to struggle with getting mat easily to car.

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Bruce

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04/17/2022

"Nice scarf"

My wife tell me she would have given the card a 5-star rating if it had been just a little bit softer. Perfect length, nice weave.

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Diane

From Sarasota, Florida USA

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03/02/2022

"Beyond Beautiful"

I used this on my very long black dresser. It looks amazing! I bought another one which is similar for a tabletop runner. A beautifully handcrafted piece that I will cherish forever. My room looks so much better with this piece. It gives the room a serene romantic feel.

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  • Dresser top, Tabletop, sideboard also works well

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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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