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Coffee & Cotton Coin Purse

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  • Description

    Keep your coins together in the Coffee and Cotton Coin Purse and never waste time rooting around the bottom of your bag to find a quarter again! Traditional hand-woven skirt fabric, still worn in the Guatemalan highlands, is repurposed to create this coin purse. Fair trade partner Ruth and Naomi was formed to create jobs for women widowed by civil war and to provide scholarships for their children. More than three decades later, the grandchildren of the original artisans are still benefitting from these opportunities.

  • Product Details +
    • Recycled cotton skirt fabric and burlap
    • Zipper closure
    • Wrist strap and front zipper pocket
    • 6Wx5H inches
    • Handmade in Guatemala
    • Top and side zipper

    UPC: 732919507829

    SKU: 8810390

  • The Makers
    Ruth & Naomi

    Ruth & NaomiThe weaving cooperative Ruth and Naomi is located in Chontola, near Chichicastenango. Widowed artisans weave bright lengths of cloth on backstrap looms. Young men, trained as tailors, sew this cloth into finished products such as vests, bags, wallets and briefcases. Read more.


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