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Wool tote handbag, 'Zapotec Lightning' - Fair Trade Geometric Patterned Wool Tote Bag

Product ID: 184568

Fair Trade Geometric Patterned Wool Tote Bag, "Zapotec Lightning"

byAlberto Ruiz: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (48)
Lightning dances above distant hills in a magical vision of Oaxaca. Alberto Ruiz... more

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Details

Lightning dances above distant hills in a magical vision of Oaxaca. Alberto Ruiz weaves the fabric on a traditional handloom and transforms it into a stylish wool handbag with braided handles. Fully lined, the tote features an inner zipper pocket.

Because each bag is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 2 inches (5 cm).

  • 0.44 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • Bag: 36 cm H x 37 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Bag: 14.25" H x 14.5" W x 2" D
  • Strap(s): 70 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Strap(s): 27.5" L x 0.8" W
  • Drop length: 27 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 10.75" from strap to bag

  • 100% wool. Cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Dry in the shade
  • All natural dyes
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry clean or hand wash in cold water
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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48

Keri

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09/29/2021

"Stunning Vibrant Rug"

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Cant wait to get this stunning masterpiece in my new den!

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Lee

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08/14/2021

"Gorgeous isnt good enough to describe this!"

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I love this bag! It is a great size, sturdy construction and enough pockets inside to hold my phone, tissues and my kindle. With so many colors in it, it goes with so many things.

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Purchased Item:

Zapotec Fantasy, Geometric Wool Shoulder Bag from Mexico

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Fantastic!"

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Really happy with this beautiful Indigenous craftsmanship !

Purchased Item:

Mexican Summer, Wool shoulder bag

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Wonderful!"

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Beautiful craftsmanship! Very pleased! Thanks!

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t. lee d.

From Los Osos, California

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06/16/2021

"Colorful addition to our living room."

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Rug is well crafted and very vibrant, just what the room was crying out for.

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Jon

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05/21/2021

"Beautiful"

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Wonderful craftsmanship, lovely design, beautiful colors— a work of art.

Purchased Item:

Color Celebration, Mexican Zapotec Wool Area Rug (5.5x8.5)

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Alberto Ruiz has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2900 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in wool and also be able to offer work to his artisan friends and neighbors.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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