Guatemalan Open-Weave Cotton Scarf
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
- 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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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.
December 1, 2013 - I recently purchased the grass colored scarf and like the way it lays and looks. I agree that the weave is so loose that it is beginning to unweave. Still it is for a very good cause.
November 24, 2013 - Although the colors of the grass scarf are pretty, the fabric is really thin and has no body. The gauze threads snag very easily and when worn, the scarf hangs like a rag. Very disappointed.