Our Mission statement
PRESERVE AND SUPPORT INDIGENOUS HAND CRAFTSMANSHIP
Who we are / what we do
We are a sustainable and ethical brand that produces handbags and fashion accessories that supports and preserve indigenous hand craftsmanship.
Our products enhance the techniques of some of the most highly skilled artisans in Colombia and celebrates the unknown tribes that are part of our history and ethnic origins. Each CASTELLANO product carries the essence of a traditional indigenous tribe which should not be forgotten.
Our mission is to create pieces with a human story and keep alive heritage, tradition and culture. We want make a social impact by providing local jobs and giving back with social project that seek to empower women and their local communities.
Our project support the Wayuu and Arhuaca people who preserve their weaving skills and cultural heritage which are internationally renowned for their quality, patterns and colours.
26-30 Old Church Street
We empower Indigenous women by enabling them to be self-sufficient and create a business for themselves, but we also impact the communities in two ways: 1) Women can provide for their families, and 2) We utilise profits from our sales to bring back water, an essential resource, to these communities.
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