handmade smoked agave mesh bag

handmade smoked agave mesh bag
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handmade smoked agave mesh bag
2_Smoked_Maguey_Bag.jpg
2_Rolling Maguey String.jpg
4_Smoked_Maguey_Bag.jpg.jpg
1_Maguey Bag Artisan.jpg

handmade smoked agave mesh bag

68.00

handmade by elder artisans in the highlands of southern mexico, these beautiful agave (called ‘maguey’ in mexico) bags take roughly a week to make & then they are smoked over an open fire stove giving it a beautiful honey color & a wonderful smell of campfire. these bags were commonly used in mexico by both men & women but unfortunately were replaced by cheaper materials like nylon. these bags are both primitive yet timeless with a multitude of uses ranging from shopping bag to everyday purse. by purchasing the bag, you are supporting an economy of elderly artisan hand makers & to ensure they pass along their skills to the next generation.

material:

smoked agave

measurements:

approx. 15.75” x 15.75” unstretched - strap length is adjustable

care:

rarely needs cleaning but when necessary, simply wipe with a damp cloth & hang to dry.

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