Beautiful hand woven net bag made from maguey fibres from the leaf of the Agave cactus. The beautiful maguey plant is a symbol of Mexico for many, the provider of a number of the country’s most infamous beverages — tequila, mezcal and pulque — these plants are found in abundance across Mexico’s varied landscape. What is less known, though, is that maguey fiber has been used for centuries to make bags and clothing.
This beautifully handcrafted bag, taking up to 4 weeks to weave a single piece, is a wonderful eco-friendly alternative to a plastic bag for life. Strong, durable, high quality natural fibre bags that will last you a lifetime.
Each bag has been hand woven by a small group of indigenous women in Chiapas Mexico, By supporting this product, your are directly impacting their lives. Our hope is to continue creating small jobs, empowering and supporting small scale artisans worldwide, preseringe the ancient art of traditional hand-weaving.
Dimensions: Approx 40 x 30cm Perfect market bag, beach bag, travel and everyday bag. Strong and durable, the maguey fibres stretch to fit a lot inside. Not to mention, all straps are authentic Mexican leather. Please note each bag is unique, slight coloring and sizing differences occur die to the nature of the material. Each bag is handmade and that is what we love about them.
- Size 40 cm x 30 cm
- Strong, durable, stretch up to 60cm
- 100% sustainable cow leather strap
- Natural Maguey cactus fiber
- High quality
- eco friendly
- Handmade by in Chiapas, Mexico
- Made with love, handle with love! Hand wash only in cold water with natural soap, hang to dry in shady area, natural fibres get softer the more you wash them.