Wool and Leather Peruvian Crossbody Bag - Slate
The name of our fair trade Peruvian Crossbody Bag - Qhapaq - actually means "royal" in Quechua, the indigenous language of the Andes.
This stylish Crossbody bag with fold-over clutch style design was intricately woven by hand in 100% wool and alpaca fibre, and finished with a leather bottom and strap.
Your purchase of this Peruvian Crossbody bag supports indigenous artisans from the Andean highlands of Peru, and helps keep their cultural traditions alive.
Who made this Fair Trade Peruvian Crossbody Bag?
The textile for this bag was woven by the Munay Urpi association of weavers in Huaran, and the bag was sewn up by the incredible young mother, Hilda at Proyecto Mantay, a local NGO that helps pregnant teenage women raise healthy children and learn useful skills.
Handwoven Peruvian Wool Crossbody Bag
100% Natural Materials
Size: 23 cm x 30 cm
Fibre: 100% alpaca wool; interior fabric lining; natural leather bottom and carrying strap.
Note: because of the natural dyes used, the colors are not as vibrant as artificially dyed textiles, and the color may not be as strong as the sample photos.