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Stylish hemp cross body satchel bag handmade in Laos

£43.26

Stylish hemp cross body satchel bag handmade in Laos

£43.26
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Product Description

Size: 36 x 83 cm

This smart satchel-style bag is made of natural hemp cloth and natural indigo dyed batik. Mong Njua women in Houaphan province traditionally use hemp and batik technique for their intricate skirts. The satchel has a long strap for wearing cross-body.

Each bag has slightly different pattern due to handmade nature. This makes yours unique! The size is perfect for carrying school books and few bits and pieces around the town, with style! It's also super lightweight unlike most bags on the market. You can expect people to ask "where did you get this?"

Perfect gift for a greenie. 

 Made from eco-friendly hemp cloth under Fair Trade Conditions

 Natually dyed i.e. no nasty chemicals

 Meaningful motifs

 Lightweight

 Comes with a story card that describes what it is and how it is made 

 Gift wrapping available for $1

 Free 365 day return within Australia

For details of our generous shipping and returns policy please click here.  

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WHO YOU ARE SUPPORTING

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Artisan Group: Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

Country: Laos

Ethnic minority communities living in rural areas make up the poorest sector of the Lao population. Recognising the unique obligations of a museum working with these communities, the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre (TAEC) runs an innovative livelihoods development program based on traditional handicraft skills. The overwhelming majority of handicraft producers in the program are ethnic minority women, who studies have shown spend their income on their family’s food, health and education needs. TAEC is certified by Fair Trade Laos. 

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