Ikat Backstrap Clutch
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Carry a piece of history with this adorable little clutch. The tribal ikat design is handwoven on traditional backstrap looms by artisans in the highlands of Guatemala. Their internationally renowned weaving skills tell a story through color and patterns of a tradition passed down through generations.
- Material: 100% Cotton with natural dyes
- Dimensions: L 8" x H 5.5" + 4" Tassel
- Made In: Guatemala
Every purchase helps support female artisans in impovershed areas and aids in education of the community.
About the Brand
Slate+Salt is a sustainable lifestyle and home decor brand that creates unique, ethically-made pieces. By mixing traditional techniques with modern design, they spread cultural diversity and socially-conscious made products. This woman-owned company collaborates and supports rural artisans who are economically disadvantaged by ensuring them fair trade employment. All products are handmade using locally sourced and responsible materials. Slate and Salt is partnered with Social Enterprise Alliance and The Aspen Institute Artisan Alliance.
Local: Made in local areas of extreme poverty.
Fair Trade: Part of the Fair Trade association along with the Artisan Alliance and the Social Enterprise Alliance.
Organic Materials: They only use eco-friendly, OEKO-TEX certified, 100% natural fibers such as cotton and bamboo and colors are achieved through non-harmful dyes. They also use 100% Cotton dyed using low-impact, AZO-free, REACH certified reactive dyes.
Cruelty Free: Y
Vegan: N. Some items use Alpaca, which is responsibly gathered. The alpaca live mostly without any boundaries in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes and are not harmed during the shearing process. Their soft padded feet are gentle on the grass terrain and they graze without destroying the root system of the area.
Environmental Conscious Processing: Small batch production.
Reduced amount of Water, Waste, Carbon and Pollution: Using natural fibers reduces use of water and chemical waste in their production.