Artisanal Trifold Wallet - 2203
Our must-have Artisanal Wallets embrace the energy, vibrance, and talent of Guatemala. This clutch style trifold wallet and is artisanal made with high quality leather and a traditional huipil textile. The wallet features a subtle pop of an intricate piece of huipil fabric originally created on a back-strap loom by a female weaver. This wallet was crafted by our artisan partner Don Julian and Zoila in a small home workshop.
Trifold design with snap closure.
Multiple card slots and zipper storage for coins.
Every order comes with a protective multi-color dust bag and artisan information card!
No two wallets are the same! Hiptipico prides itself on uniqueness and authenticity. Every Hiptipico product is 100% handmade and has the human touch of the weaver and maker in each stitch. This makes our products uniquely charming and distinct from factory-made accessories. No two are exactly the same and imperfections are to be expected and appreciated.
With every purchase, you are directly helping a few different artisan families in Guatemala that have been waiting for their stores to see new customers.
Hiptipico’s relationship with these long-term partners is built on trust, transparency, and mutual respect. Purchasing items with these vendors support a small local business, motivates local entrepreneurial spirits, and stimulates the local economy.
H 4", W 8", full open 11''.
ORIGIN: SAN ANDRÉS SEMETABAJ
ETHNICITY: MAYA KAQCHIQUEL
Zoila grew up in the village of San Andres Semetabaj, just up the mountainside from Panajachel, while her husband is originally from a town about 6 hours away called Todos Santos Cuchumatán. They eventually met in Panajachel when Julian moved to the tourist town to open a traditional handicraft store with his parents. Now, Zoila and Julian together continue to run the family business in Panajachel, bringing in a unique vibe and more modern twist. The combination of years of professional experience and a trained eye make for an extremely curated shop! From convertible bags, to fringe to poms, Zoila is an expert designer and puts her indigenous roots into everything she makes.