Lucky Bamboo Scarf - Purple, Guatemala

This luxurious bamboo scarf may be the softest, silkiest item you ever put around your neck.  Seriously, it is so soft you'll never want to take it off.  And variety of purple hues in this one are simply gorgeous. 

Due to its handmade nature, the colors and patterns in each scarf may vary slightly.

Measures 68" long (plus 3" of fringe) by 8 1/4" wide.  

ABOUT THE ARTISANS

Our bamboo scarves are handwoven by women in a fair trade cooperative in the highlands of Guatemala.  The bamboo is hand spun, dyed (using non-toxic dyes) and woven on traditional back strap looms, using one of the world's most ancient weaving techniques. The cooperative was formed in the 1980's during the genocide in Guatemala and has grown from 17 to 180 members!  It is one of the most successful fair trade cooperatives in Guatemala and has contributed to improving the lives of countless indigenous families.


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