Beautiful, traditional backstrap loom weaving is given new life in this colorful accessory -- perfect as a wristlet or inside a bigger bag to carry all your smaller necessities! Handmade by artisans in Guatemala, this stunning piece features a zip top as well as an exterior zippered pocket for keeping your things organized.
- Cotton & leather
- Zipper closure top
- Interior zipper pocket
- Zipper compartment on back
- 6.5" L strap (16.5 cm)
- 9.5" L x 5" H (24 x 12.7 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly traded from Guatemala
Made by: Manos Preciosas
Manos Preciosas of Guatemala works with Mayan artisans to create beautiful heritage crafts with modern design in the Guatemalan highlands. Precious Hands is proud to train, design, and produce handmade high quality products from Guatemala to all over the world. Precious Hands commits part of its profits to their micro loan program, which provides long-lasting and sustainable assistance to individuals in the communities where their artisans live and work. Through the program, individuals can earn fair wages, grow their businesses, and prosper, thus improving their lives and the lives of their children.
Since 1990 the founders of Manos Preciosas have been lending a helping hand in the form of medical missions, donations of medical and educational supplies and equipment, and educational scholarships and microloans in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Argentina. One of the main reasons for creating Manos Preciosas was to provide Guatemalan people the opportunity to make an honest living, to better their lives and the lives of their children. Since its inception, Manos Preciosas has provided assistance in many different ways that have immediate and tangible impact.