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Trama Textiles - Guatemalan Textiles and Crafts - Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels
Trama Textiles - Guatemalan Textiles and Crafts - Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels
Trama Textiles - Guatemalan Textiles and Crafts - Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels
Trama Textiles - Guatemalan Textiles and Crafts - Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels
Trama Textiles - Guatemalan Textiles and Crafts - Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels
Trama Textiles - Guatemalan Textiles and Crafts - Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels

Ikat&Leather Phone Wallet Case - Smart Travels

$51.00

Our weavers' refined phone cases possess an outstanding personality that will perfectly match yours.


Combining pure Guatemalan weaving and leather making traditions, these precious accessories display the unique patterns of the ancient Mayan culture while relying on the strength and resistance of vegetable-tanned leather.
Thanks to the collaboration with master tanners based in Quetzaltenango, our weavers' terrific style now has an extra kick: the tannins used for the tanning indeed gift extreme durability, deep tones, and a delicate, intoxicating aroma.


But that's not all!


Our phone cases were designed to be practical and versatile: slots for cards and dedicated pockets to store cash aim at allowing you to keep everything you might need on your daily errands or trips at hand.
Absolute comfort, quality and style were the pillars of their creation.


Check them out!

 

What do you need to know?

Material: Outer Case: 100% Rio Blanco Cotton; Interior Case: 100% Vegetable-Tanned Leather.
Size: Outer Case: 6'' x 3 1/4'' - 15.5cm x 8cm; Phone Compartment: 5 1/4'' x 3'' - 13cm x 7.5cm. To provide an example, our cases snugly fit a Samsung S4/S5 up to an iPhone 6.
Features: The Smoke & Blue case has a detachable leather wrist band (which is not featured by the Ginger & Silver case).
Care: Hand-wash in cold water, treat stains with mild detergent, lay flat to air dry.


WE ARE UNIQUE

Each phone case is handmade by TRAMA's weavers using the traditional foot loom weaving technique of the Guatemalan highlands. Each product is the result of our 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 crafts 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.

Wanna know more about the weaving technique used by our Mayan weavers?

We got you covered: to manufacture the refined outer fabrics of each cover, our craftswomen relied on the jaspe weaving technique, or Ikat. It is an ancient art, which consists in intertwining pre-dyed threads (of cotton, in this case) to compose exquisite geometric, floral or animal shapes.
These patterns belong to our weavers' cultural heritage and hide profound, marvellous meanings that bind together all their crafts, not only those made using the jaspe technique.

Take a look at this article if you want to discover more about Mayan symbolism.

Also, we suggest checking out these special bags, skirts and shorts: they all share the unique charm of jaspe magic!

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