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Hand Woven Green Cotton Scarf, "Mint Highlands"

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A palette of cotton strands in green and light blue evokes mint freshness from... more

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A palette of cotton strands in green and light blue evokes mint freshness from the Guatemala highlands. Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, they are transformed into a stylish scarf by women from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group.

  • 78 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 182.88 cm L x 22.86 cm W
  • 72" L x 9" W

  • 100% cotton
  • Machine wash separately in cold water
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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31

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01/02/2021

"Rich and beautiful colour and texture"

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As perfect as this looks in the picture, its even more so when you see it in your home. THANK YOU for the care that you take in creating what you create!

Purchased Item:

Guatemala is Home, hand Woven Blue/Multi Cotton Runner

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12/18/2020

"Beautiful Design & Colors"

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I just placed this runner on my brand new cherry wood dining table, and its beautiful. I love the pattern and all the rich colors, especially the blues and golds. Very high quality and well-made. I love the story of the artists from Guatemala. Thank you for sharing your beautiful art!

Purchased Item:

Guatemala is Home, Blue Cotton Runner Table Linen

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Verified Reviewer

11/22/2020

"Excellent quality"

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I have loved using this all summer long. The colors are uplifting and the quality of design and weaving exceptional.

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Verified Reviewer

11/14/2020

"Beautiful and elegant"

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A substantial shawl for mild weather warmth and elegant subtle colors. Love it!

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09/08/2020

"Vibrant and sturdy"

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The colors are even brighter in person than in the photos, believe it or not. The cloth feels very strong and well-stitched, and while I havent had the opportunity to travel with it yet, its very compact, so its perfect for saving space even by just sitting on my dresser.

Best Uses

  • storing small items
  • saving space
  • storage of small items

Purchased Item:

Amethyst Berry, Handwoven Striped 100% Cotton Jewelry Case from Guatemala

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Verified Reviewer

06/24/2020

"Still going strong after 6 years"

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I bought this bag in 2014 and have used it daily since. It still looks great and hasnt come undone at the seams anywhere. I cant believe Ive had it as long as I have. Would highly recommend. Great quality.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

The association prides itself on protecting and preserving the very long-standing tradition of weaving using a floor loom. The women have all learned this technique from their mothers or grandmothers, and plan to teach their daughters as well.

Unfortunately many women in this area have been affected by miscarriages and the loss of newborns. This can cause a woman to go into a deep depression. Together they overcome these tragic events and provide constant support for one another.

Thanks to the work of these women, their children have the opportunity to study and have a better future. As an association, part of their income is donated to school infrastructure.

The association has been able to grow and increase their sales, which is then passed along to the women and their families.

The Yama Aj Chixot artisan group enables women to make a fair wage that helps them support their children.

Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group has received a $200 microcredit loan with 0% interest.

This association generates employment for more than 125 women.

 
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