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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. 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
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
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
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 intense color scheme celebrates the vibrant artistry of Guatemala. read more
This cotton tote from Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group exhibits the magnificence of Guatemala's textile arts. Woven on a traditional p...edal loom, the bag features an exterior pocket as well as one in the solid blue lined interior. read more
With a colorful aesthetic, this Guatemalan shoulder bag by Claudia Hernandez is crafted of recycled plastic. Threads of a variety ...of colors are carefully woven together by hand for a striped pattern. Opening with a button, the bag features a roomy, unlined interior. read more
Diligently woven by hand, this Indian sling is made of recycled plastic threads in solid black. Claudia Hernandez makes a statemen...t for ecological preservation with this sling, working with family members and other Guatemalan artisans. Decorated with a white cotton tassel, the bag's flap opens with a magnetic button, revealing a roomy, unlined interior for storing your valuables. read more
The perfect accessory for a picnic adventure, this Guatemalan shoulder bag is handwoven of recycled plastic. Claudia Hernandez des...igns the bag for all those who enjoy the outdoors, working with family and local artisans to create it. It features a solid color in black with colorful, patterned stripes and straps. The top lid opens to a roomy, unlined interior. read more
With a feminine sweetness, this Guatemalan shoulder bag by Claudia Hernandez is crafted of recycled plastic. Threads of straw and ...carnation are diligently woven together by hand, featuring a subtle diamond pattern at the center. Opening with a button, the bag features a roomy, unlined interior. read more
The sweet hues of violet are handwoven with snow white for a striped design in this sweet shoulder bag from Guatemala. Claudia Her...nandez recycles plastic, turning it into threads that she uses to create the bag. This accessory is perfect for a midday picnic. read more
Evoking the beauty of a moonlit night, this Guatemalan shoulder bag by Claudia Hernandez is crafted of recycled plastic. Threads o...f snow white and black are carefully handwoven, featuring a lovely striped pattern. Opening with a button, the bag features a roomy, unlined interior. read more
The perfect accessory for a mid-day picnic, this Guatemalan shoulder bag is handwoven of recycled plastic. Claudia Hernandez desig...ns the bag for all those who enjoy the outdoors, working with family and local artisans to create it. It features a solid color in navy with colorful, patterned stripes that encircle the body. The top lid opens to a roomy, unlined interior. read more
Perfect for bringing along for a mid-day picnic, this Guatemalan shoulder bag is handwoven of recycled plastic. Claudia Hernandez ...designs the bag for all those who enjoy the outdoors, working with family and local artisans to create it. It features a solid color in cornsilk. The top lid opens to a roomy, unlined interior. read more
The beautiful hues of blue-violet and lavender are handwoven together for a striped design in this evocative shoulder bag from Gua...temala. Claudia Hernandez recycles plastic, turning it into threads that she uses to create the bag. This accessory is perfect for a midday picnic. read more
In affirmation of environmental responsibility, Claudia Hernandez recycles plastic to offer this chic shoulder bag from Guatemala.... Working with family members and other artisans, Claudia hand-weaves the bag of plastic fibers in navy for a wonderful basket weave pattern. Two buttons on the sides allow the bag to extend and contract its size. Inside, the bag features a roomy, unlined interior. read more
Diligently handwoven for an elegant pattern, this Indian sling is made of recycled plastic threads in navy. Claudia Hernandez make...s a statement for ecological preservation with this sling, designing it with a subtle diamond pattern on the front. The bag's flap opens with a magnetic button, revealing a roomy, unlined interior for storing your valuables. read more
It's midnight in the forest landscape that surrounds Lake Atitl n, inspiring the design of this shoulder bag. From K'amolon K'i K'...ojonel, the handwoven bamboo chenille and cotton bag is lined and has an inner pocket. A generous exterior pocket keeps things organized. read more
Guatemala's Women Weavers of Tecpan design a modern shoulder bag with a touch of classic elegance. They weave the bag's cotton fab...ric on the back strap loom, expertly creating grey diamonds over black. Trimmed with brown leather, the bag's solid brown interior features one zipper pocket and two open pockets. The bag closes with a zipper. read more
This cotton wristlet bag from Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group exhibits the magnificence of Guatemala's textile arts. Woven on a pedal... loom, the wristlet features an open pocket and two zipper pocket, as well as eight credit card compartments and a loop for a pen. Fully lined, the padded purse closes with a magnetic button. 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
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
Known as the flor de pascua in Guatemala, a poinsettia adorns this lovely shoulder bag. Chorti Women Artisans crochet the bright b...lossom by hand to adorn the handbag's flap. Woven by hand, it features an inner zipper pocket. read more
Natural fibers from the maguey plant lend their rich textures to this beautiful handbag. Woven by hand, it features two inner comp...artments with a zipper pocket in each. Chorti Women Artisans crochet matching roses to adorn the novel shoulder bag. read more
Fiesta colors alternate with silver in a charming shoulder bag. From Maria Isabel Ramos, the purse is woven from recycled candy an...d cookie wrappers and lined in cotton. Because of the materials used, the colors and their placement can vary slightly, but the basic design is the same. 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