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Ikat Backstrap Clutch

Ikat Backstrap Clutch

Ikat Backstrap Clutch

Regular price $42.00

Carry a piece of history with this adorable little clutch. The tribal ikat design is handwoven on traditional backstrap looms by artisans in the highlands of . Their internationally renowned weaving skills tell a story through color and patterns of a tradition passed down through generations. 

  • Material: 100% Cotton with natural dyes 
  • Measurements: L 8" x H 5.5" + 4" Tassel
  • Details: Zippered closure, black lining + tassel pull
  • Handmade with love in Guatemala
  • As with all handcrafted goods, there are slight variations making each piece a work of art and truly one of a kind. 

Artisan Profile

A nonprofit organization located in Panajachel, a small town on Lake Atitlan in the western highlands of Guatemala, is dedicated to connecting 120 indigenous artisans from the surrounding area to international markets. Through Fair Trade programs, they empower women artisans, their families, and their communities to strengthen their entrepreneurial ecosystems. The foundation leverages traditional Maya heritage and art to rescue, preserve and promote the ancestral culture of the highland artisans with a focus on backstrap weaving. By earning a fair price for their work, the artisans are able to provide sustenance, medical care and education to their children and contribute economically in their communities.

The textiles are entirely produced on traditional backstrap looms, which have been in use since the time of the Maya empire. This highly specialized weaving technique has been passed down from grandmother to mother and mother to daughter for hundreds of generations and produces intricate, durable textiles. This technique is time consuming but also very versatile and can be used to create fabrics light or heavy, smooth or textured, with endless color combinations and ikat designs.

Guatemala Backstrap Loom      

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Please allow 1 - 2 weeks for your order to arrive. For questions or to check the status of your order, please email us at info@chlochel.com.

Return Policy

If you are not completely satisfied with your order, we will gladly accept your return up to 15 days after purchase,

 If 15 days have passed since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.


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Chlochel, 123 Fenimore Street, Brooklyn NY 11225, United States

You will be responsible for paying your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your refund.

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Testimonials

The bag is super, came quickly. The color is cool. Thanks to the seller.  

Elizabeth A

Super chic design for great price I would recommend it for sure 

Emily P

Product delivered as described in neat packaging. Seller is great communicator.   

Rach E