The Grass is Greener Purse - Black Stripe, Cambodia

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This fabulous bag is part of our extremely popular Cambodian purse collection.  Crafted by women in a fair trade cooperative, it is handwoven using local grasses and vegetable dyes.  This design has a unique curved shaped which is both stylish and comfortable to wear.  The inside features a variety of pockets and two compartments.  There is also a detachable strap that can be adjusted to be worn as a double strap on the shoulder or a single cross body strap.

This purse is very firm and durable - it will last many years and retain its shape.  Each one comes with a brochure with photos of the artisans and weaving process.

Small: 9.5" x 3.5" x 6"

Medium: 11.5" x 4.5" x 7.5"

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

Photo courtesy of Baskets of Cambodia

This purse is handmade in a fair trade cooperative in Cambodia.  Baskets of Cambodia has been working with local artisans since 1996, paying them well above market rates and providing health insurance, no-interest loans, education and yearly dividends.  There are approximately 400 artisans working with them now and they are all master weavers, hence the extraordinary quality of the work. 


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