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Trama Textiles - Eco friendly handbag - Black Ixkot
Trama Textiles - Eco friendly handbag - Black Ixkot
Eco-friendly Handbag - Black Ixkot

Eco-friendly Handbag - Black Ixkot

$50.90

Here in TRAMA storytelling is an ancestral art.


By intertwining their dazzling Mayan heritage with their personal stories of resilience, our weavers can indeed create intricate narratives that will warmly embrace you in polychrome and refined designs.


These precious and comfy handbags combine the ancient power of Ixkot, the two-headed eagle, with the unfathomable depths of a dark night to tell the beginnings of TRAMA's journey.
The heads of Ixkot allow it to contemplate time, looking at both the past and the future, while black symbolises death and fate, which Ixkot must overcome to be reborn again.


Like Ixkot, our weavers could endure the tremendous and bloody years of the Civil War, becoming stronger, wiser, and determined to carry on their identity as individuals and as a community sharing an inestimable cultural heritage.
Resilience is the core of this story and we want to celebrate the strength and courage of our cooperative and all our supporting communities with these new creations.


May Ixkot accompany you through the darkest of nights and guide you towards the brightest of dawns!

 

What do you need to know?

Material: 100% Rio Blanco Cotton; polyester lining.
Size: 9.5" W x 8" H - 24cm x 20cm; the strap measures approximately 20" - 133.5cm.
Care: Remove the chain. Then hand-wash in cold water, treat stains with mild detergent, lay flat to air dry.
 

WE ARE UNIQUE

Each handbag is handmade by TRAMA's weavers using the traditional backstrap loom weaving technique of the Guatemalan highlands. Each product is the result of these women's craftsmanship, so they are not only beautiful but also incredibly durable and resistant.


WE ARE SUSTAINABLE FOR PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Our eco-friendly bags are made with 100% organic cotton and passion.

The whole process of production is energy- and resource-saving, with minimum usage of water and electricity.

TRAMA's cooperative guarantees fair wages to its weavers and funds education programmes for the young members of several Guatemalan communities.

By purchasing TRAMA's products, you are contributing to:

  • preserving our weavers' craftsmanship and cultural identity.
  • developing businesses founded on fair wages for workers and respect for the environment.

 

WHAT'S MORE?

If your thirst for knowledge is unquenchable, feel free to email us all your doubts and questions. We will be happy to share with you all our secrets!

Write to: coordinator@tramatextiles.org.

You can also check out more about Ixkot!

There are so many interesting facts and meanings associated with this mythological character.
For example, it is said that when you focus your attention on Ixkot's shape, you will access your inner wisdom... might be worth trying!

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