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Celeste Large Fluffy Handmade Wayuu Mochila Bag

Celeste Large Fluffy Handmade Wayuu Mochila Bag

Regular price $110.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $110.00 USD
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Introducing our exquisite Needle Punch Wayuu Bag, a true work of art handcrafted by the talented Wayuu indigenous artisans of the Guajira Peninsula. This bag is a testament to their rich cultural heritage and their remarkable skills in textile craftsmanship.

The needle punch embroidery on this bag is nothing short of breathtaking. Carefully crafted by the skilled hands of Wayuu artisans, the vibrant and elaborate designs showcase a harmonious blend of colors and geometric patterns. Each motif is meticulously stitched using a specialized needle and thread, resulting in a visually striking and texturally pleasing surface.

The bag's design may vary, offering a delightful surprise to each customer. You may discover an array of enchanting symbols, such as animals, flowers, or geometric shapes, all of which carry deep cultural significance within the Wayuu community. The patterns on the bag are a reflection of the artisan's creativity and their connection to their ancestral traditions.

Not only is this bag a beautiful fashion accessory, but it also embodies the spirit of sustainability and fair trade. By supporting the Wayuu artisans, you are contributing to the preservation of their cultural heritage and providing them with fair compensation for their extraordinary craftsmanship.

The Needle Punch Wayuu Bag is versatile and practical, making it ideal for various occasions. It features a spacious main compartment that can comfortably hold your essentials. The bag is secured with a drawstring closure adorned with tassels, adding an extra touch of elegance to its overall design.

Carry this unique Wayuu bag with pride, knowing that it represents not only a stunning piece of wearable art but also a symbol of cultural appreciation and empowerment. Each purchase helps sustain the Wayuu community and ensures the continuation of their remarkable textile traditions.

Please note that as each bag is handcrafted, slight variations in color, pattern, and size may occur, adding to the bag's individuality and charm. Embrace the beauty of handmade artistry with our Needle Punch Wayuu Bag and experience the allure of a culture woven into every stitch.

 These Wayuu bags are approximately 9 to 13 inches in diameter and depth, and the straps measure between 32 and 40 inches. Fully lined. The bag ergonomically lays over your hip, and it is the perfect size to carry your day-to-day essentials. The bags are made of synthetic fibers, and they can last for many years. 

Each $50 purchase will help feed 5 Wayuu children through The Wayuu Taya Foundation.



The selling of handcrafts is fundamental to the survival of the Wayuu people. By buying their bags you're helping their economical development and the passing on of their culture. Also, part of the profits will be donated to susceptible communities





Synthetic Fibers

Care Instructions

Your Wuitusu Wayuu items should be kept safely in stitlrage when not in use to maintain their beauty and durability.

It is better to handwash your Wuitusu Wayuu items, however, they can be machine washed. Place them in a mesh bag to protect their tassels, pompoms, and drawstrings. Use the delicate cycle and cold or room- temperature water. Air dry them.

You should be able to use you Wuitusu Wayuu items for many years if you take good care of them.

Customer Reviews

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Skyler Crochet Wayuu bag - Lissett was so good at keeping a surprise from my friend. She knew what my friend likes and steered her towards those handbags. I shocked my friend by letting her choose any bag she wanted. The craftsmanship is exquisite. A piece of art.