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Recycled metalized wrapper shoulder bag, 'Eco-Fun' - Central American Recycled Wrapper Shoulder Bag

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Central American Recycled Wrapper Shoulder Bag, "Eco-Fun"

This colorful shoulder bag comes from Maria Isabel Ramos in Guatemala. The... more

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This colorful shoulder bag comes from Maria Isabel Ramos in Guatemala. The eco-savvy designer knows the metalized wrappers used for sweets and chips are not biodegradable; therefore, in an effort to preserve the environment, she transforms them into a trendy accessory. "My favorite color is silver, but I also like bright colors," says Ramos of this shoulder bag. Entirely crafted by hand, the bag is lined with cotton and features an inner pocket.

  • 0.24 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Bag: 17.78 cm H x 26.67 cm W x 2.54 cm D
  • Bag: 7" H x 10.5" W x 1" D
  • Strap(s): 72.39 cm L x 5.08 cm W
  • Strap(s): 28.5" L x 2" W

  • Recycled metalized wrapper with cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • 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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Beverly

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06/20/2021

"So Unique"

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I bought this as a gift and she loved it. It s very different and very well made. Beautiful

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter-in-law
  • Occasion: birthday

Susan

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05/03/2019

"Win, win, win!"

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This purse is so well-suited to my persona in many ways. As a person whose work entails overseeing reducing, reusing and recycling for my workplace, seeing this creative use of wrappers warms my heart. As a creative person, Im inspired by the actual how-to in putting the wrappers together. And as a woman who has championed womens financial independence through micro-credit systems, its heartening to know that my purchase will make another life a wee bit better. Even though this was not a gift, it was a gift to me and I loved the packaging - recycled paper and the small figurine in woven in those traditional glorious fibers.

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Best Uses

  • Sharing the backstory of re-use and women's opportunities

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C

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09/26/2018

"A Real Attenton-Getter"

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This little clutch is so convenient to carry. It glitters and draws a lot of attention . I am so glad I bought it.

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Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Maria Isabel Ramos has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $150 and the most recent for $100. Proceeds were used to purchase zippers, fabric and thread for production.

Eco-Friendly

Eco-Friendly

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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