Inspired by the colors of nature, white stands for peace and black for human suffering. Handwoven by artisans in Kenya. The balance crossbody bag is handcrafted from nature using sisal fiber from the agave plant and yarn. It can be used as a laptop bag, or an everyday bag. It has a rich, textural, rustic feel that is elegant, stylish and comfortable.
Features: 1. Durable, washable, organic plant-based fiber that is sustainably harvested from the agave plant. It is eco-friendly, biodegradable and earth conscious. 2. A zipper closure. 3. Adjustable leather straps.
Size Information: Top length: 12 inches. Height: 9.5 inches. Bag Bottom Diameter: 8 inches. Adjustable strap. Weight 1 lb. 7oz.
Sustainability: The sisal fiber is sustainably harvested from the leaves of the agave plant. It is rich with fiber. The fiber is dried and dyed with locally sourced natural dye either from plants, tree bark, flowers or soil. The entire process is done by hand.
Ethical Fashion: Ethical fashion is the awareness of the people and the process of making our accessories. It is fashion that is morally right for the people that create, the environment they are in and fair compensation of their effort. This bag is handmade by women in their community using ancient weaving craftsmanship.
About SAWA SAWA: We are a black woman, sustainable, non-profit eco-fashion brand. Co-founded by Anne and Catherine. Our mission is to empower artisan women in Kenya by harnessing their ancient skills in weaving, beading, art and more to provide a sustainable dignified income. We buy from the women to give them an income and a platform to share their skills. We re-invest the revenue into various 501(c)3 non-profit empowerment programs especially reproductive health education and menstrual hygiene kits for girls in school.
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