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Handwoven Cotton Wristlet, "Sweet Flowers"

This lovely cotton wristlet is woven on a backstrap loom by Mirian Otzin in... more

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This lovely cotton wristlet is woven on a backstrap loom by Mirian Otzin in Guatemala. The multicolored bag is trimmed with brown faux suede and features a cotton wrist strap. The bag is fully lined and closes with a zipper.

  • 36 grams
  • 1.27 oz
  • Bag: 12.7 cm H x 15.24 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Bag: 5" H x 6" W x 0.6" D
  • Strap(s): 25.4 cm L
  • Strap(s): 10" L

  • 100% cotton with polyester trim; cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Indu

From Minneapolis, US

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10/17/2021

"Well made purse"

Love the design and colors. The purse feels sturdy and secure.

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Sweet Flowers, Handwoven Cotton Wristlet

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Sandra

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12/11/2022

"Even more beautiful in person!"

This item is beautifully crafted with lovely colors. Even more beautiful in person than in the photos. Exactly what I wanted! Love it.

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Cecelia

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11/27/2022

"Perfect match"

I love matching things and this was a perfect match to the larger purse I had purchased previously.

Purchased Item:

Tactic Stripes in Navy, Handwoven Cotton Cosmetic Bag in Navy from Guatemala

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Carolyn

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11/21/2022

"Gift for Daughter"

My youngest daughter was going back to grad school and loves things from indigenous artists. I thought this expressed her uniqueness. The pattern and colors on the backpack are unique. It was also very sturdy to be able to hold books. She uses it and makes it an integral part of her everyday use of it.

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back pack

Best Uses

  • carrier

Purchased Item:

Multicolored Brilliance, Vibrant Handwoven Cotton Backpack from Guatemala

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Joy

From Gaithersburg md

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11/10/2022

"Love the weight"

This is a great backpack for going on long walks. Looks great, lots of room and light

Purchased Item:

Multicolored Night, Handwoven Multicolored Cotton Backpack from Guatemala

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Kathy

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08/21/2022

"Really nice tote!"

I have been carrying this tote since it arrived in the mail several days ago, and love it. It is lightweight and a perfect size. The fabric and the needlework are both beautiful - I particularly like the birds! Very nice work all around!

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Tactic Stripes in Navy, Handwoven Striped Cotton Tote in Navy from Guatemala

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Mirian embodies our Women’s Empowerment badge for the strength she has shown in the face of atrocity. "I suffered a terrible incident of sexual abuse, but I survived and have moved past it," she confides. Mirian continues to inspire us with her resilience. "When I was still a young girl, I learned the art of hand-weaving from my mother. I'm proud of preserving this ancient tradition and I'm passing it on to my children."

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Preserving Traditions

"I love this art because it represents my past and my present. Through our weavings, we communicate our cultural values. Preserving this beautiful artistic tradition has become a challenge since young women don't seem to be interested in weaving, so we need to promote it or else it will die out." Mirian first learned how to weave from her mother, and wishes to inspire others and pass this tradition down to new generations."

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Mirian is a strong and amazing women who has managed to overcome a horrible incident of sexual abuse. Her hard work and determination have made her the inspirational woman she is today.

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Mirian has worked hard to create new designs which has led to the increase in her sales. Her perseverance and passion have helped her continuously expand and grow her weaving workshop.

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Mirian Otzin has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200.

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Both of her children are still in school and Mirian plans to continue to financially support their education.

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Mirian has two children that she supports, Julio and Ferando.

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Mirian gives work to both women and men in her workshop.

 
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