Our handmade Tote bag is brought to life by Wayuu artisans in the La Guajira peninsula in northern Colombia. This vibrant handbag takes 30 days to weave by hand with just a single strand of thread, making a very tight and strong weave. The pattern is a symbol of the Wayuu culture and a fine example of their ethnic lifestyle.
By buying this mochila bag you are supporting the finest Wayuu craftsmanship and empowering women in this ethnic community to develop their skills and have a better standard of living. Through CASTELLANO’s products, the cultural heritage and internationally renowned weaving skills are being preserved. This piece is one of a kind and is the perfect accessory for everyday essentials. Carried in the city it will brighten up your everyday look, feel chic and authentic. Carry it over your shoulder and go travelling or to the beach with a luxury and hippie-chic feel!
The Tote bag features two handles and an eye-catching tasselled drawstring to close. Please note that we support the finest crochet technique unique to the Wayuu people. The quality speaks for itself and it will last for years.
Due to the hand made nature of each design, size and shape will differ slightly. Typical dimensions (approx.): L: 30 cm, W: 42cm, D: 23cm, straps length: 60 to 70cm.
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