Marrying the beauty of huipil embroidery and full grain leather we present our line of exclusive Mayan Embroidery Messenger Bags handcrafted by Mayan weavers in Guatemala. Mayan embroidery is a precise textile weaving process that is curated by hand on the backstrap loom, and features various Mayan weaving designs and Mayan weaving patterns. Each messenger bag features a soft and luxurious full grain leather, perfectly combined with a plush handwoven textile that has been woven on the back strap loom. This ancient weaving technique has been practiced for centuries in Guatemala and is a highly valued art form due to the complex Mayan symbols. Each huipil symbols has a unique meaning to the artist and within the Mayan community.
Enjoy our Guatemalan huipil bags and purses that feature traditional Guatemalan textiles, full grain leather. As pieces of wearable art, you will love these luxurious messenger bags.
Mayan Embroidery Messenger Bag - 6203
- Full grain leather
- Handwoven textile exterior
- Many pockets
- Mangnet and zipper closures
- Metal Hardware
- Handwoven cotton lining
- Three inner pockets and zippered section
- Four outside pockets
- One outside pocket with zip
- Supports Artisans in rural areas of Guatemala
This product supports artisans in rural areas of Guatemala, providing them with work opportunity, skills training, and a fair wage. It further helps to preserve the artisans' traditional heritage and practice of back-strap weaving and textile development. There is no child labor used in the production of this product.
All products feature a unique and one-of-a-kind textile which means you will never find anyone wearing the same bag as you! Plus all products are handmade, giving them an added touch of authenticity!
WANTS A HANDMADE TASSEL?
Help us support a group of talented and courageous single mama’s in our community who provide for their families by designing and developing handmade pompoms. We offer a wide selection of pom-poms and tassels that will give any bag an extra pop! Plus, you’ll be helping to support this locally developed initiative. Check it out under the POM-Tassel section of our website!