Cotton Coin Purse with Red Diamond Motifs from Mexico, "Red Diamonds"
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A stripe of red diamond patterns decorates the body of this cotton coin purse, handwoven on the traditional telar de cintura by Mexican artisans. Nelson and Wendhy Salones take great pride in the variety of products produced in their workshop, presenting this trendy accessory. They diligently weave red, white, and grey cotton yarns for a pleasing pattern. It opens with a zipper to a single-compartment lined interior.
- 40 grams
- 1.41 oz
- 14 cm H x 19 cm W x 2 cm D
- 5.5" H x 7.5" W x 0.8" D
Nelson and Wendhy use traditional Zapotec weaving techniques and have dedicated themselves to passing down their knowledge to their children in order to continue creating culturally significant art.
This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.
Nelson has achieved several awards and honorable mentions, including winning the 2017 National Labor Prize and receiving an honorable mention for the 2018 FOFA Competition and the Benito Juarez State Prize for both 2015 and 2016.
Through perseverance, Nelson and Wendhy have grown their textile workshop. They now provide work for her family members and two neighbors.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.
Nelson and Wendhy's income allows them to provide a basic education to their children at home.