Mayan Weave Half Moon Slouch Bag

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Mayan Weave Half Moon Slouch Bag by Y'abal Guatemala

From the moment we walked into Y'abal's doors, located in the charming city of Xela (pronounced Shay-La), we fell deeply in love with the beauty and quality of their goods. We knew we had to bring these enchanting bags to PennyLark.

A modern, beautifully shaped purse that hangs comfortably from your shoulder. This bag is handwoven with thick cotton fabric and is finished with a leather shoulder strap. There a main compartment, a large outside pocket, and a small inside pocket – all with zip closures. Bright blue is woven with taupe lines. While teal, purple, and terra cotta accents bring a pop of color. 

When you buy a Y'abal hand-woven product you not only contribute directly to the economic self-sufficiency of the women Y'abal works with, but you are also supporting the fair trade workshops and social programs implemented in their communities! With your purchase you are increasing the opportunities and quality of life for women in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. 


Details
Measures approx 11.5" long x 17.5" wide
Strap measures 13"


About Y'abal
Xela, Guatemala
Y'abal Guatemala is a Fair Trade organization focusing on supporting indigenous womens weaving cooperatives in Guatemala and providing them with the opportunity to sell their hand-woven products through local and international markets. They seek to increase the opportunities and quality of life for women in the Western Highlands of Guatemala while preserving the traditional art of back-strap weaving. By mixing indigenous and sophisticated, contemporary designs, Yabal creates modern sustainable fashion products that maintain centuries-old traditions, cultural symbols and weaving techniques.

May this shop grow strong, and provide for many women.

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