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These bags are expertly crocheted by Romelia and Lelis, members of the Wayuu tribe of Santa Marta in the North of Colombia. By purchasing a Wayuu bag, you are directly helping their community.

Choose among 3 sizes: LARGE-MEDIUM-SMALL. Make sure to check the measurements to ensure you are ordering the right size:

LARGE size bag measures approx. 28 cm (11")  tall x approx. 22 cm (8.6") diameter. Weighs 470 g (1 pound). The following 3 pictures are of large size bags:


MEDIUM size bag measures approx. 21 cm (8.2")  tall x approx. 16 cm (6.3") diameter. Weighs 250 g (0.5 pound). The following picture is of a medium size bag:

SMALL size bag measures approx. 15 cm (5.9") tall x approx. 12 cm (4.7") diameter. Weighs 120 g (0.2 pound). The following is a picture of a small size bag:

  • Measurements can vary slightly due to the manual nature of the work.
  • The strap is made by hand with a special needle by a technique that only the Wayuu master perfectly. Details of the strap of a large-size bag:


If you would like a unicolor strap instead of a multicolor strap, feel free to let us know at info@pazena.com and we will accomodate your preference.

  • Drawstring closure at the top.
  • No pockets inside or outside (some customers sew their own pockets inside the bags). 
  • No lining:


Material of bags and strap: 100% cotton.

Care instructions: Wash by hand or by machine in cold water, gentle cycle, with a mild detergent. No chlorine. NO DRYER. Let dry in the shade.

Since each item is unique, the products received by customers will be similar to the product page images: the colors will be identical but the pattern may be slightly different.

Clicking on the following picture will take you to an article on the Wayuu tribe:

Lelis and Romelia

Also available: assorted Wayuu pouches for you to sew inside your large bucket bag to make your own pockets or to just use as loose pouches.

Allow 6 to 12 weeks for delivery. Sent by the Colombian postal service 4-72 with a tracking number. Will reach buyers through their local postal service.



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