Woven Convertible Bag - 305 Bolivia
Actual Bag Pictured Crafted with Full-Grain Leather
Our Woven Convertible Bag begs to tag along with you each day! The eye-catching color and intricate pattern of the textile body comes woven new from our partner women's weaving cooperative in Chontalá.
Includes Pom. Dust bag. Artisan card. Friendship bracelet.
Medium Convertible Day Bag | Full-Grain Leather | Metal Hardware | Black Zipper | Side Pockets | Removable Backpack and Shoulder Straps | Outer Zipper Pocket | Multiple Inside Pockets | Additional Inside Storage
Removable straps for a comfortable wear 3 different ways! Our convertible bags are the perfect size for daily use. Convenient front zipper pocket keeps phone or passport accessible with additional side pockets with snap. Embroidered straps sold separately.
No two bags 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.
This bag is part of our Woven Collection and supports female weavers that don't have access to markets! This specific collection was created so you know exactly the female weaver behind your products. Every item in this collection was crafted with traditional weavings direct from our female artisan partners [not the market]. Purchasing authentic textiles directly from weaving cooperatives allows us to have a full understanding of the entire supply chain and offer truly honest production.
Shop knowing exactly the woman weaver behind your product!
H 11", W 15", D 5"
Chontala Weaving Cooperative
Origin: Chontala, Quiché
Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'
After searching for traditional belt weavers in many rural villages outside of Chichicastenango, we were lucky enough to finally meet the female leader of the Chontala women's cooperative. The eight artisans in this community specialialize in embroidered belts called "fajas" that we then craft into our leather camera straps. Each faja can take anywhere from 3 days to 3 weeks make, depending on the design. Your purchase helps these women receive a steady income to further support their families and preserve their culture.