Women from the Ixil Maya community in Guatemala are proud to share their weaving legacy through the Cotzal Artisan Cooperative. Working on the back strap loom, they weave this light and dark green cotton shoulder bag with yellow, beige, blue, orange, pink and red figures. An exterior zipper pocket on the back keeps keys and cell phone handy. The images on the front represent the beliefs held by the ancient Maya, including the deer, which represents freedom as well ae front represent the beliefs held by the ancient Maya, including the deer, which represents freedom as well as the forests. The milpa (corn) symbolizes the beauty of our natural environment; and the bird with outstretched wings, known as Tzichin, is believed to attract riches. The moss green cotton interior includes one zipper pocket.… read more
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Bring a stunning flair to your outfit with this attractive leather bag. The adjustable shoulder strap delivers added versatility, ...while the main compartment includes an additional zip and cellphone pocket for extra storage space. Handle Style: Flat... read more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Celebrating summer's arriva...l in San Cristobal, a cheerful green tassel adorns this delightful shoulder bag. Alida Cruz in Guatemala designs the... read more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic. Guatemala's Women Weavers o...f Tecpan transform their textiles into a handsome shoulder bag with brown suede trim. The fully lined shoulder bag... read more
Elephant motifs in vermilion and gold-tone colors are embroidered against a black shoulder bag in this piece by Thailand's Jiap Ro...jjana. Made from cotton blend fibers, the bag features polyester cords and wood beads that dangle from the strap. A... read more
Women from the Ixil Maya community in Guatemala are proud to share their woven legacy through the Cotzal Artisan Cooperative. Work...ing on the back strap loom, they weave this grey cotton shoulder bag with red, white and blue accents. An exterior pocket on the back keeps keys and cell phone handy. The images on the front represent the beliefs held by the ancient Maya, including the deer, which represents freedom as well as the forests. The milpa (corn) symbolizes the beauty of our natural environment, and the bird with outstretched wings, known as Tzichin, is believed to attract riches. The brown cotton interior includes one zipper pocket. read more
This beautiful handbag combines magical tones of lime green, slate green and turquoise. It makes reference to the precious jade fo...und in Eastern Guatemala. From K'amolon K'i K'ojonel, the handwoven bamboo chenille bag is lined with cotton. An inner pocket and an exterior pocket keep things organized, and foam interfacing at the bottom gives it shape. read more
Lush shades of jade and emerald dance in parallel synchronicity in the beautiful design of this hobo bag. It is woven with cotton ...on a backstrap loom by the women of Maya Traditions. The lined interior features two pockets, one of which closes with a zipper. The main bag fastens with a coconut shell button. read more
Lemon green evokes meadows while blue and ivory conjure the sky in Chajul. Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, cheerful cotton take...s its tones from natural dyes. The green derives from chilca leaves and the blue from the sacatinta plant. Cinnamon yields the brown color. Fully lined, the delightful shoulder bag features an inner pocket that zips closed. read more
Fifty Guatemalan women known as the Association of Chajul Women Weavers come together to craft beautiful bags such as this shoulde...r bag. Woven from 100% cotton, the yellow bag has brown cotton lining and a unique striped design. read more
Geometric motifs in brown, grey and beige are woven by hand on a backstrap loom. Contrasting panels in brown are created on a trad...itional handloom. Showcasing her Maya weaving legacy, Mirian Otzin crafts a beautiful handbag. The shoulder bag is fully lined features an inner zipper pocket. read more
Luscious shades of green, aqua, gray and black bring bold elegance to a shoulder bag adorned with black concentric diamonds. From ...Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group, the bag is sewn together by one team, with a cotton fabric woven by another team of experts on the pedal loom. The shoulder bag has a pocket in the gray lined interior. The fabric for this bag is cut from a larger piece woven on a pedal loom, therefore the order of colors and the positioning of the patterns my vary slightly, resulting in a unique piece. read more
From Guatemala's Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group, this tote shoulder bag is at once classic and trendy. The cotton tote is woven on a... traditional pedal loom in alternating shades of light blue and khaki. The bag features an exterior pocket as well as one in the solid khaki lined interior. read more
From Maya Traditions, the modern design of this shoulder bag is woven with traditional techniques. The main body is woven on a ped...al loom, and the straps are woven on a back strap loom. The ample interior is lined and has two practical pockets. The fresh color scheme celebrates the vibrant artistry of Guatemala. read more
Colored with natural dyes and woven by hand on a backstrap loom, cotton is transformed into a handsome and roomy tote. The Ecologi...cal Weavers from San Juan de la Laguna create the shoulder bag in shades of brown, green, purple, gray and yellow. A mahogany wood button is stitched to the decorative drawstring. read more
A creation of women from Aj Quen, this beautiful handbag is crafted of handloomed cotton. Its color recalls images carved in jade ...that were prized by the ancient Maya. Fully lined, the tote features two exterior pockets and three inner pockets, one for a cell phone. A Maya style belt surrounds the versatile purse. read more
Fresh green aligns with bright yellow and warm brown under a bow on the front of this shoulder bag by Andres P rez. The bag is sew...n of cotton fabric woven on a pedal loom and is fully lined in black featuring two open compartments. Featuring shiny brass fixtures, the bag closes with a magnetic button. read more
This mushroom brown handwoven cotton shoulder bag is creative in its versatility. Two pinewood rods make comfortable handles that ...support handwoven cotton shoulder straps in chocolate brown that can be removed to convert the bag. The single compartment is lined in buff cotton and closes with a magnetic snap. This attractive shoulder bag is handcrafted by members of the Weavers of the Highlands of Guatemala. read more
Sunset colors create a sharp contrast to the fuchsia shoulder strap in a design by Guatemala's Luis Carlos and Gloria. Talented we...avers prepare the orange, red, and brown shoulder bag on a traditional pedal loom. The messenger bag has a pocket in the satin lined interior, as well as one in the exterior. read more
Geometric motifs in orange, purple and green are woven by hand on a backstrap loom. Contrasting panels in lime green are created o...n a traditional handloom. Showcasing her Maya weaving legacy, Mirian Otzin crafts a beautiful and distinctive shoulder bag. read more
This cotton tote brings back the traditional jaspe pattern, but we used vibrant colors for modern look," explain the women from Ya...ma Aj Chixot Artisan Group. Woven on a traditional pedal loom, the bag features an exterior pocket as well as one in the solid red lined interior. read more
This handwoven cotton shoulder bag is the cheery bright yellow of bottled sunshine. Bordered at the bottom in denim blue, the bag'...s two long straps in matching blue run through a pinewood handle that provides a comfortable grip. The main compartment is lined in matching yellow cotton and closes with a zipper. The top of the bag folds over and can snap down. This clever shoulder bag is handcrafted by members of the Weavers of the Highlands of Guatemala. read more
By Mirian Otzin, this colorful shoulder bag is generous enough to take shopping. She weaves the fabric on a traditional backstrap ...loom before embroidering colorful birds in flight. Inspired by the traditional huipil blouses worn in San Lucas Toliman, the tote features an inner pocket that zips closed. read more
Designed by Kathryn Maresca, this beautiful handbag showcases the fascination of handloomed cotton. Women from the Cojolya Associa...tion create the fabric on a backstrap loom. This versatile bag can be used as either a shoulder bag or a clutch, because the strap is attached on only one side. Bold stripes in black, white and gray find a complement in the black strap and lining. To use as a shoulder bag, just attach the other end of the strap to the loop inside the bag. To use as a clutch, just tuck the strap out of sight inside the small interior pocket. read more
Warm colors and intricate geometry reveal the beauty of Guatemala's textile legacy, preserved through time by proud women who teac...h their daughters how to weave on the back strap loom. This admirable shoulder bag from Cotzal Artisan Cooperative is woven by women of Ixil origin working at home. In pink, orange, red, yellow, maroon and fuchsia stripes, the cotton bag includes birds seemingly camouflaged within elaborate patterns in green, blue, red, and white. The birds represent the harmony between flora and fauna. The maroon cotton interior includes one zipper pocket. read more
Here is a sweet way to carry your essentials with this rabbit-themed shoulder bag. The Adelanto Artisans of Guatemala, a family of... artisans, hand crochet this cotton shoulder bag in shades of blue. One roomy compartment is secured with a buttoned top flap. With a long strap, the bag can be worn over one shoulder or across the body. read more
Evoking the beauty of the horizon at sunset, this shoulder bag is elaborated with lovely earth-tone stripes. Ranm Ixoqui' presents... this elegant accessory, draped over the shoulder on two straps. It features a cotton lining outfitted with three inner pockets for storing small items. read more