Turquoise Wayuu bucket bag made in Colombia ethically

Rare turquoise "one-thread" Wayuu bucket bag made in Colombia

Regular price $ 209.00 USD Sale

This turquoise/teal Colombian Wayuu bucket bag was expertly crocheted by a member of the Wayuu tribe of the Guajira in the North of Colombia and is unique. No one else will own the exact same bag! By purchasing a Wayuu bag, you are directly helping the extended weaving women community. 
Free shipping to all of Mexico.

This bucket bag is among the finest levels of craftsmanship in the world of Wayuu bags. It is of the rare one-thread type that is not easily found even in Colombia. It took 3 months for the artisan to craft it. It pertains to the slow production and ethical business model. Check out the fineness of the work.

Only one bag is available.

Dimensions: height: 28 cm (11"), diameter: 23 cm (9") 

Length of strap: 102 cm (40") - Width of strap: 7cm (2.7")

Weight: 420 g (1 pound)

Material: cotton with a low percent of polyester to avoid piling

   

On the outside you'll find this hummingbird medal with the name of the artisan at the back.

This bucket bag has a tie for closure. There are no pockets and no lining: 

Detail of the weave:

Details of the strap:

  

Remember that computer screens may not reflect colors accurately. The tones of this bag are in the range of turquoise and teal. Photos do not do justice to this bag. Only the lucky owner will get to see how beautiful it is in real!

Check our other Wayuu bucket bags in the Tayrona and Wayuu collection. These other Wayuu bags are made with 2 threads, which is the most common type found in Colombia.

Clicking on the artisan photo below will take you to an article on the Wayuu tribe. 

The artist who made this Colombian bag is dressed in blue in this picture. Her name is Neris. She expertly crocheted a pattern created by Soto, a 12 year old girl in La Guajira, Colombia, using the one-thread technique. It’s Soto’s first design! So much talent!  Congratulations Soto and Neris.

Care instructions: hand wash in cold water with mild detergent. Let dry in the shade. NO WASHER - NO DRYER - NO IRON

Ships the next business day, arrives in about 2 weeks. Ships worldwide except Guatemala and Venezuela by Correos de Mexico with a tracking number. Will reach buyers through their local postal service. Free shipping to all of Mexico.

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