Blue and Black Clutch
Soft and lightweight clutch purse crafted from blue and black fabric woven on the backstrap loom. Clutch unfolds to reveal six slot pockets for holding cash, credit cards and a driver's license. Measures 9" wide by 5.25" high, 13" by 9" when unfolded.
This fair trade item was handmade by the artisan group Saqonak. Saqonak is a group of women artisans from five communities in Tamahu, Alta Verapaz. They specialize in backstrap weaving and crochet. The remote location and poor infrastructure in the area makes it costly at attend school, which led to a low literacy rate. With the sale of their products, the women can afford to send their children to school.