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Coffee & Cotton Coin Purse

Handcrafted in Guatemala

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 8810390

Coffee & Cotton Coin Purse

Handcrafted in Guatemala

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 8810390

Item Status: CLEARANCE
Item Date: 2018-09-01
UPC Code: 732919507829
STORY

Keep your coins together in the Coffee and Cotton Coin Purse and never waste time rooting around the bottom of your bag to find a quarter again! Traditional hand-woven skirt fabric, still worn in the Guatemalan highlands, is repurposed to create this coin purse. Fair trade partner Ruth and Naomi was formed to create jobs for women widowed by civil war and to provide scholarships for their children. More than three decades later, the grandchildren of the original artisans are still benefitting from these opportunities.

DETAILS
  • Recycled cotton skirt fabric and burlap
  • Zipper closure
  • Wrist strap and front zipper pocket
  • 6Wx5H inches
  • Handmade in Guatemala
  • Top and side zipper
ABOUT THE ARTISAN
Ruth & Naomi
GUATEMALA
The weaving cooperative Ruth and Naomi is located in Chontola, near Chichicastenango. The project emerged out of the terror and desperation of Guat...
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