The patterns and the textile of this back backpack is brought to life by Wayuu artisans in the La Guajira peninsula in northern Colombia. This piece is 100% handwoven with just a single strand of thread, making a very tight and strong weave. The pattern is a symbol of the Wayuu culture and a fine example of their ethnic lifestyle.
The backpack is handcrafted with 100% soft leather and is made for limited edition. By buying this bag you are supporting the Wayuu craftsmanship and empowering women in this ethnic community to develop their skills and have a better standard of living. Through CASTELLANO’s products, the cultural heritage and internationally renowned weaving skills are being preserved.
This Handmade and sophisticated leather backpack has a large main compartment with a zip pocket within the cotton inner lining. The main compartment can be tightened using a leather cord and then closed with a a magnet button under the main buckle.
There is one pocket which is closed with a magnet button. The bag has a handle and two leather shoulder straps which are adjustable with a bucket.
Patterns may varied slightly from bag to bag due to each bag being handwoven. H: 34 cm x W: 37cm x D: 14 cm.
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