Leather Embroidered Strap - No. 690 Alaska
Similar to Image Blue Tone Will Vary
Works as Bag or Camera Strap
Crafted with Full-Grain Leather
Carry your bag or camera in style with this one of a kind, eye-catching strap! This newly crafted belt's intricate floral motif embroidery is handmade by an artisan on a sewing machine and support small business practices in rural Guatemala. You will receive a strap with this exact color and pattern. However the placement of the design could vary slightly.
Solid Backing. Thick Lining. Silver Hardware. Keyring clip-on camera style.
Includes small dust bag. Artisan card. Friendship bracelet.
No two straps 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 same and imperfections are to be expected and appreciated.
Our sewing machine made straps are part of our Small Business Collection which features products crafted and designed by Maya artisans themselves in small home workshops. These artisanal workshops are owned by indigenous families who have their entire production established.
Hiptipico’s relationship with these long-term partners is built on trust, transparency and mutual respect. Purchasing items with these vendors supports a small local business, motivates local entrepreneurial spirits and stimulates the local economy.
Our Small Business Collection was created to support the creativity, ingenuity and passion of local Guatemalan businesses while preserving Maya culture and traditions.
Size: approx 42 inches long and 3 inches wide.
Origin: Momostenango, Totonicapán
Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'
Don Vicente and his family have a quaint home workshop and local storefront in Panajachel. He comes from a family of rural sheep farmers and at a young age, he moved to Pana to start working with artisan goods. Over the years, he and his wife Ofelia have acquired impeccably curated collection of Mayan textiles that they use to elaborate unique designs with unbeatable craftsmanship. They’re passionate about incorporating the authentic Mayan culture into their work and passing these artisan techniques down to their children.