Beautiful leather cross-body bag with handmade textile strap by the Wayuu Indigenous Community from Colombia. This unique bag represents the amazing work from the Wayuu Indigenous Women who delicately crochet the strap of the bags. The Wayuu Textiles strap combined with leather makes this bag a unique piece! It features a large main compartment through a magnet and small practical inner pockets. A perfect bag for casual and informal occasions. Everyone will be enchanted with the colors and shapes!
Dimensions: Lenght:46cms. Height:25cms. Width:17cms. Straplenght: 51cms.
Materials used: Cotton yarn, High Quality cow hide leather, Inside Lining from Polyester.
Process: The leather part of the bag is handmade. The Strap is hand-crocheted by the Wayuu Women from Colombia. It can take until 4 weeks to make this kind of Textile bags!
The Wayuu Indigenous Community belongs to the biggest Indigenous Community in Colombia. They live between the Guajira Peninsula and Venezuela. The main creators of this one of a kind bags are the women from the Wayuu Community, taking into account that this unique arts and crafts represent the colombian culture and tradition and are nowadays one of their most important source of income. The leather application is manufactured in Bogotá, Colombia with colombian leather by a small family enterprise. Every bag and article represents an integral work between the Wayuu Community and our Colombian artisans who maintain alive our history, culture and tradition playing an important role in Colombian’s economy. When you purchase one of our products, you support and promote our Indigenous Communities and the small Colombian enterprises of arts and crafts.
Today the Wayuu Communitu keep alive their traditions and customs and represent a culture with a great historical and artistic value. For their great creativity and ability to translate their mythology, environment and culture in a unique art, they are considered a great valuable piece.
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