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Elle Large Handmade Wayuu Mochila bag

Elle Large Handmade Wayuu Mochila bag

Regular price $120.00 USD
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Description

Introducing our stunning Paleteada Wayuu Bag, a true embodiment of traditional craftsmanship and vibrant elegance. Handwoven by skilled artisans from the indigenous Wayuu community in Colombia, this bag showcases their rich cultural heritage and artistic expertise.

Measuring between 9 to 13 inches in diameter and depth, this bag strikes the perfect balance between spaciousness and compactness. Its ample size allows you to carry your essentials with ease while maintaining a sleek and stylish appearance.

The bag features meticulously crafted straps that measure between 32 and 40 inches, providing versatility in how you choose to wear it. Whether you prefer to carry it over your shoulder or across your body, the adjustable straps ensure a comfortable fit for everyone.

Each bag is uniquely designed, showcasing a mesmerizing combination of vibrant colors and intricate geometric patterns. The meticulous weaving technique and attention to detail make this bag a true work of art. The Wayuu artisans employ a traditional technique known as "paleteada," which involves meticulously selecting and blending yarn colors to create a harmonious palette that delights the eye.

Crafted from durable and ethically sourced materials, the Paleteada Wayuu Bag is not only a fashion statement but also an ethical choice. By supporting this artisanal community, you contribute to the preservation of their cultural heritage and sustainable livelihoods.

Whether you're strolling through the city streets, heading to the beach, or attending a social gathering, the Paleteada Wayuu Bag will effortlessly complement your outfit, exuding a sense of timeless style and cultural appreciation.

Experience the beauty of Wayuu craftsmanship with our Paleteada Wayuu Bag and embrace a truly unique and meaningful accessory.

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

 

 

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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.

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Yvonne
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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.