Guatemalan Open-Weave Cotton Scarf
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Made by artisans using traditional foot looms in villages surrounding the highland town of Totonicapan in Guatemala, the gauzy lightness of these exceptional cotton scarves must be seen to be believed! A delightful accessory no matter the time of year, adding color to your wardrobe while helping to support indigenous artisans keep alive a textile form that dates back countless generations.
- 100% cotton from Guatemala's oldest and most renowned cotton mill
- Artisan dyed using aniline (non-AZO) dyes
- Natural fraying will occur
- 62" L x 15" W (157.5 x 38 cm)
- Hand woven in and fairly traded from Guatemala
Created to help women worldwide gain economic security for themselves and their families by earning fair wages for their handiwork, Global Girlfriend sources women-made, fair-trade imported, eco-friendly products. By supporting long-term partnerships with the artisans, it fosters equal employment opportunities, healthy and safe working conditions, technical assistance, and development strategies to help reduce poverty, one community at a time. Become a "Global Girlfriend" and help build a brighter future for girlfriends around the globe!
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October 3, 2014 - I just bought the ocean one. Although it looks pretty the weaves are very loose. I've just had it a week, and one thread is already dangling away towards freedom. Nonetheless, I gave it three stars anyways because I didn't expect it to be warm, but it is!
July 20, 2014 - Very pretty. It is easy to snag and ravel, but I enjoy wearing it.
March 26, 2014 - I purchased the Ocean color and I love the colors and the way it lays. The gauzy pattern is awesome!
December 23, 2013 - Just love the color of this scarf and the open-weave look!
December 20, 2013 - Pure cotton is my preference. The colors are blended from bold to gentle. It looks delicate, but handles as a sturdy product. Bought for South Florida in the autumn, its perfect for chilly indoor air conditioning. Just lovely. Thanks to Novica.
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