Source: Quetzal Artisan
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All parts of these Violet Sandals are skillfully handmade by craftsmen in Guatemala.
1- The bases: The bottom of the base (sole) is of strong rubber. The upper side is of 100% soft leather and is available in the colors black, dark brown and caramel. handmade by 'zapaateros' shoemakers.
2- The cotton straps: are handwoven of strong 100% cotton in beautiful designs and colors by Mayan weavers.
3- Ornament: The sandals can be adorned with beautiful handmade accessories of beads or coins handmade by Mayan craftswomen.
Every package contains:
1 pair bases, 1 pair cotton straps, 1 pair accessories and 1 sandals bag.
- The Cotton straps are colorfast. We recommend washing them by hand or machine with cold or warm water, do not use a dryer.
- PLEASE NOTE! The bases of the Sandals are not water resistant. Do not immerse in water.
Quetzal Artisan is a brand that brings handmade and hand-woven products from North, Central and South America to Europe. The goal of Quetal Artisan is to stimulate fair trade and to give real craftsmanship a stage. Quetzal Artisan has different collections that all try to make the world a bit better in their own way.
The wool collection is designed and woven by women in Canada. They use materials such as bamboo, alpaca, and organic cotton, which are spun in the Andes mountains of South America.
The Guatemalan textile collection is made by skilled women from Guatamala. The women use a special loom that comes from the ancient Mayan tradition. Working with this loom is a special skill that is passed on from mother to daughter in Mayan culture. They make beautiful designs that combine traditional and modern. The women get paid fair wages for their work, which ensures that they can support their children. They only use natural materials such as cotton and viscose, and they paint by hand using natural paint products such as tree bark and flowers.
The Guatemalan Fair Trade sandals collection was designed by women and assembled by Maya weavers in Guatemala. They receive fair wages, and the organization that makes the sandals are affiliated with the Fair Wear Foundation.
The Hiawatha boots are hand made in Canada by the original Huron-Wendat Indians from Wendake. The shoes are made with respect for the environment and the makers are paid fair wages.
Shipping fee: Free in Europe
Delivery time: -
Address: No physical store