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Geometric Cotton Cosmetic Bag with Faux Leather Accent, "Geometric Femininity"

Working on the traditional backstrap loom, Guatemalan artisan Mirian Otzin uses... more

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Working on the traditional backstrap loom, Guatemalan artisan Mirian Otzin uses cotton to hand-weave geometric patterns in purple and brown, accented by brown faux suede. This cosmetic bag opens with a tasseled zipper, revealing a plastic and cotton lining.

  • 93 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 13 cm H x 19 cm W x 8 cm D
  • 5" H x 7.5" W x 3.1" D

  • 100% cotton, polyester blend synthetic suede; plastic cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Wipe with a damp cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Mirian embodies our Women’s Empowerment badge for the strength she has shown in the face of atrocity. "I suffered a terrible incident of sexual abuse, but I survived and have moved past it," she confides. Mirian continues to inspire us with her resilience. "When I was still a young girl, I learned the art of hand-weaving from my mother. I'm proud of preserving this ancient tradition and I'm passing it on to my children."

"I love this art because it represents my past and my present. Through our weavings, we communicate our cultural values. Preserving this beautiful artistic tradition has become a challenge since young women don't seem to be interested in weaving, so we need to promote it or else it will die out." Mirian first learned how to weave from her mother, and wishes to inspire others and pass this tradition down to new generations."

Mirian is a strong and amazing women who has managed to overcome a horrible incident of sexual abuse. Her hard work and determination have made her the inspirational woman she is today.

Mirian has worked hard to create new designs which has led to the increase in her sales. Her perseverance and passion have helped her continuously expand and grow her weaving workshop.

Mirian Otzin has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200.

Both of her children are still in school and Mirian plans to continue to financially support their education.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Mirian has two children that she supports, Julio and Ferando.

Mirian gives work to both women and men in her workshop.

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1 Testimonial for Mirian Otzin

Lawrie

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

I received your woven wall hanging ""Dancing Doves"" today. It is lovely. Thank you so very much for sharing your talents! It is a wonderful addition to our home! Thank you. Sincerely, Mr. Lawrie Kowalski , Edmonton, Canada
 
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