Ikat Backstrap Clutch
Carry a piece of history with this cool clutch. The tribal ikat design is handwoven on traditional backstrap looms by artisans in the highlands of Guatemala. Their internationally renowned weaving skills tell a story through color and patterns of a tradition passed down through generations.
- Fair trade item
- Made in Guatemala
- As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one of a kind
Materials: 100% Cotton, natural dyes, wood dowels
Size: 8" (L) x 5.5" (H) x 4" tassel
Noteworthy: A nonprofit organization located in Panajachel, a small town in the western highlands of Guatemala, is dedicated to connecting 120 indigenous artisans from the surrounding area to international markets. Through Fair Trade programs, they empower women artisans, their families, and their communities to strengthen their entrepreneurial ecosystems. By earning a fair price for their work, the artisans are able to provide sustenance, medical care and education to their children and contribute economically in their communities.