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Cotton tote handbag, 'Colors in V' - Guatemalan Hand Woven Cotton Tote with Turquoise Trim

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Guatemalan Hand Woven Cotton Tote with Turquoise Trim, "Colors in V"

byYama Aj Chixot Artisan Group: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (40)
Working on a traditional loom, women from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group... more

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Working on a traditional loom, women from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group transform cool cotton into colorful fabric. It becomes a cheerful tote in their talented hands. Zigzag motifs mingle with stripes of green, yellow, lilac, pink and turquoise. With trim in blue and turquoise, the bag features an inner pocket with a zipper. The contrasting lining is solid black.

  • 0.26 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Bag: 35.56 cm H x 40.64 cm W x 7.62 cm D
  • Bag: 14" H x 16" W x 3" D
  • Strap(s): 71.12 cm L x 3.6 cm W
  • Strap(s): 28" L x 1.4" W
  • Drop length: 40.64 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 16" from strap to bag

  • 100% cotton, nickel rings. Polyester lining
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Features a magnetic snap 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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Clara

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06/13/2019

"bright and unique"

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I love my new bag! It is bright, cheery and unique! The colors are far more beautiful than pictured. The lining is the only reason for 4 stars. The lining makes a crunching noise.

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Colors in V, Guatemalan Hand Woven Cotton Tote with Turquoise Trim

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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.

Purchased Item:

Comalapa Parallels, Cotton tote shoulder bag

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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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