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Set of Six Striped Cotton Placemats in Blue from Guatemala, "Colors of the Sea"

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Stripes of lapis lazuli and seafoam bring the colors of the sea to this set of... more

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Stripes of lapis lazuli and seafoam bring the colors of the sea to this set of six placemats from Guatemala. Eladio Chiroy designs the placemats, hand-weaving them of cotton on the pedal loom. Making a wonderful addition to any home kitchen, each placemat is finished with delicate fringes on the ends.

  • 0.30 kgs
  • 0.7 lbs
  • Each: 47 cm L x 35.5 cm W
  • Each: 18.5" L x 14" W
  • Fringe: 2 cm L
  • Fringe: 0.8" L

  • 100% cotton
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Dry on low heat cycle
  • Machine wash separately in cold water
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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04/09/2018

"Bright Vibrant Colors"

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The place mats are lovely. Just opening the package, I was so please to see the gorgeous colors. I gave the placemats a 4 because I wish the mats were made of thcker fabric. but I know I will use them proudly.

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Colors of the Sea, Set of Six Striped Cotton Placemats in Blue from Guatemala

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04/12/2021

"Beautiful Work"

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Thank you! The napkins arrived very fast. They are beautiful and will bring joy for years to come. They are made with love, come beautifully wrapped with a little surprise and a thank you note. I am so happy I wish I could give the artist un abracio too! ??

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04/06/2021

"Lovely, Practical, and Unique"

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I warmly appreciate the care & design informing these beautiful woven cotton napkins... naturally enough, this led me to purchase dish towels as well by this wonderful artisan, Eladio Chiroy. Thank you!

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02/11/2021

"Pretty dish towel"

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The dish towel looks lovely, but it is not absorbent even after washing (no fabric softener used). Disappointing that it is decorative but not functional.

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01/18/2021

"Gift for my daughter,Gift for my daughter"

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She loves the beach towel, one of her favorite Christmas gifts.,She loved her coffee mug. It adds a beach theme to her collection

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  • This was a gift for: Daughter,Daughter
  • Occasion: Christmas,Christmas

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01/15/2021

"Quality"

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Lovely colors and work. Heavier weight than I expected. Wonderful!

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He is helping his youngest son finish his studies.

Eladio uses a handloom to create his textiles. He was taught by his father at a young age and he recognizes its importance to Guatemalan culture and history. Before he started weaving as a NOVICA artist, he was a school teacher and kept a handloom in his classroom so he could teach any students that were interested in weaving.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

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

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Eladio and his work have been featured in several books.

 
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