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Handwoven Messenger Bag in Navy from Guatemala, "Horizon Stripes in Navy"

Representing local artisans, the Aj Quen Association presents this messenger... more

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Representing local artisans, the Aj Quen Association presents this messenger bag. Local Guatemalan artisans hand-weave the bag of cotton, featuring a solid color in navy with a striped multicolored belt that holds the front flap secure. The flap opens to reveal a cotton-lined interior in chestnut, complete with an open inner pocket. A zipper pocket located on the back of the handbag provides even more space for storing items.

The Aj Quen Association is one of the oldest weaving associations in Guatemala. It was founded as a non-profit development entity in 1989 through the efforts of six different artisan groups from various regions of the country. These groups came together to help preserve their cultural identity and to better market their art.

  • 0.19 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Bag: 24 cm H x 28 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Bag: 9.5" H x 11" W x 0.6" D
  • Strap: 135 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Strap: 53" L x 0.8" W
  • Drop length: 63 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 25" from strap to bag

  • 100% cotton. Cotton lining
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Features a magnetic snap closure
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Removable strap
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Aj Quen has received a $400 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

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6 Testimonials for Aj Quen

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Archana

Trivandrum,Kerala

My friend introduced me to Mayan Textiles. I was looking for a travel bag. This tote was great for the cruise we took -- strong, durable and great looking - perfect for those items I had to keep handy while traveling.

gail

i just received my Maya Jade tote handbag and I love it! It is beautifully made and I will love using it! A wonderful surprise was the little cloth worry doll that came in the wrapping. I look forward to putting it under my pillow to forget my worries. thank you!
 
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