These Colombian bucket 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.
Free shipping to all of Mexico.
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 28 cm (11") tall x 22 cm (8.6") diameter. Width of strap 6 cm (2.3") Length of strap 95 cm (37"). Weighs 470 g (1 pound). The following 2 pictures are of the large size bag:
MEDIUM size bag measures 21 cm (8.2") tall x 16 cm (6.3") diameter. Width of strap 3 cm (1.1"). Length of strap 110 cm (43"). Weighs 250 g (0.5 pound). The following picture is the medium size bag:
TINY size bag measures 15 cm (5.9") tall x 12 cm (4.7") diameter. Width of strap 2.5 cm (1"). Length of strap 117 cm (46"). Weighs 120 g (0.2 pound). The following is a picture of the tiny bag:
- The strap is made by hand with a special needle by a technique that the Wayuu master perfectly.
- 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.
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 2 to 3 weeks for delivery. Sent by Correos de Mexico with a tracking number. Will reach buyers through their local postal service. Free shipping to all of Mexico.