Mochila purse made by artisans of the Wayuu Indigenous Group in Colombia
Purchased directly from Artisan, on a Fair Trade Basis
For each Wayuu Mochila Bag purchased, Hands of Colombia donates thread to Indigenous Artisans.
Only ONE available
Wayuu Mochila Purses are famous for their stunning designs and unique character. Each purse is handmade, full of expression and character.
SIZE - Large. 12 inches deep (30.5cm), 13 inches wide (33cm). Comfortably fits large items: use as an everyday bag, gym bag, university bag, overnight bag.
Crocheting is a part of the Wayuu Tradition, one that is passed down from generation to generation. Artisans spend anywhere between 10-14 days on each mochila purse they create. Wayuu mochila purses are made to be much more than just simply a purse, but a part of the Wayuu Legend, drawing inspiration for their designs both from Wayuu legends and the natural beauty of Colombia's La Guajira region.
Fair Trade Statement - Each Wayuu Mochila Bag was purchased directly from the maker by Hands of Colombia at above-market prices. Hands of Colombia purchases only from artisans directly, and never from middle-men or distributors. When you purchase with Hands of Colombia, you are supporting artisans and their families.