NOVICA Multicoloured Cotton Jewelry Case, Ebony Chic' by NOVICA at Giant Leaps. MPN: 171458. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake
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NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we'll do everything we possibly can to ensure you're a happy customer.About this item:
Meticulously woven on a backstrap loom, beige stripes divide ebony black cotton into an even grid. Women from the Cojolya Association on the shores of Lake Atitlan create the fabric. Inside the bag, three zipper pockets and one larger pocket organize jewelry. The bag closes with a loop and a black clay bead.
Open: 15.25" H x 8.75" W x 0.4" D
Closed: 6.5" H x 8.75" W x 1.2" D
About our Artist:
- Features a button closure
- Do not use a dryer
- Hand wash in cold water
- Iron when damp
The Cojolya Association of Mayan Women Weavers is a non-profit organization located in the Tzutujil community on the shores of the world-famous Lake Atitlan. Since 1985, Cojolya has been providing sustainable, fair trade work to some 80 women who weave using the traditional back strap loom. They have seen their efforts translated into economic stability and enhanced quality of life for their families. The women were born and raised in a Maya community known as the Bird People. When they were four years old they began to follow in the footsteps of their grandmothers who wove on back strap looms in the patios of their family compounds. They would turn the skeins of threads into balls which their mothers used in warping their weaves. A young girl's first weave is a simple stoij or small head cloth, which is rolled up and used to balance a load on one's head. A young woman's skill is honed until her huipiles (blouses) are adorned with her complex brocades, becoming the envy of the community. The detailed brocades represent the volcanoes, flowers, birds and other animals, and often include symbolic...
Features & Highlights
- Authentic: an original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
- Certified: comes with an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
- NOVICA works with Cojolya Association to craft this item.
- Exceptional Quality: crafted with care to be treasured as a keepsake for many years to come.
- Product info: 99% cotton, 1% viscose rayon
Jewelry Boxes & Organizers
8.75 x 6.5 x 1.2 inches
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