Artisanal Travel Pouch - 007 Tomása
* Actual Pouch Pictured | One-Of-A-Kind
This darling pouch is perfect for keeping your things straight while you travel near and far. Crafted using smaller pieces of embroidery, we don't let any textile go to waste. Your purchase supports our sustainable project to utilize discarded fabrics. Minimize your fashion footprint!
Our cute pouches with pom accent are designed to keep you super-organized. You won't know how you ever lived without them! This size is ideal for cosmetics, money, phone and passport. Fabric backing and lined inside.
Give Back: Your purchase provides a dignified job opportunity to female artisans in rural Guatemala, aiding in their quest to escape poverty.
H 5 1/2", W 9 1/2"
Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiché
Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'
Originally from the culturally rich village of Chichicastenango, Lydia grew up surrounded by textiles and embroideries. As a young girl she frollicked amongst patterns and colors as her mother sold used traditional clothing at the local market. Her family has sourced traditional Mayan textiles for years and Lydia proudly maintains her culture by continuing in the family business. She graciously wears her native garb, speaks the indigenous language K'iche' and is passing all her cultural knowledge down to her children.
Origin: Panajachel, Sololá
Ethnicity: Maya Kaqchiquel
Ofelia and her family have a quaint home workshop and local storefront in Panajachel. Over the years, she and her husband have acquired an impeccably-curated collection of Mayan textiles that they use to elaborate unique designs with unbeatable craftsmanship. Ofelia is passionate about incorporating traditional Mayan tipico textiles into her designs and passing the artisan culture down to their four children. Ofelia makes a vital contribution to the family business through sourcing textiles, weaving new embroideries and designing unique bags.