- 100% cotton
- 5" H x 4.5" W (12.7 x 11.4 cm)
- Handmade in and fairly traded from Guatemala
Made by: Corazón de Volcán
Corazón de Volcán is based in Guatemala, creating designer handicrafts combining tradition and innovation which reflects the cultural diversity of the country’s inhabitants. Designer Lucía Morán is associated with talented weavers and embroiderers who work from home.
In Corazon de Volcan, they recycle traditional fabrics combined with embroidery. They bring back to life those used objects, carefully choosing each piece of fabric so that it retains its meaning and becomes part of a new piece. Talso use natural dyes instead of harmful chemicals. The basic concept is to bring together the skills and ancestral knowledge of Guatemalan weavers with new and fresh designs.
The women work from home and this practice allows them to perform their daily activities like raising children, keeping a home and work accordingly to their own schedule. The women are able to improve the quality of life through their work.