The Maguey family continues to grow. This Maguey Cylinder Bag fastens securely with a drawstring top and is finished with Caña Flecha handles and a detachable strap to carry it cross-body at festivals or on sightseeing trips. It will easily fit your daily essentials, like your cell phone, wallet, sunglasses and lip gloss.
This Technique Originates In Its Eponymous Municipality In The Coastal Region Of Cesar (Colombia). It Was Traditionally Used By Indigenous Communities To Make Sleeping Mats From The “Estera” Palm. Today It Has Been Adopted By Afro Communities And Has Evolved Into Natural Rugs And Placemats, Most Of Them Featuring Geometric Designs In Various Color Combinations. This Craft Constituted A Prosperous Home Industry, But Today Is Being Threatened By Agriculture, Cattle Raising And Expanding Urban Expansion. This Tote Also Incorporates The Caña Flecha Technique,Made Of Wood And Finished With The Idiosyncratic Craft Typical Of The Zenu Indians From The Coffee Plantation Region Of San Andrés De Sotavento In The Department Of Córdoba And Sucre
The Maguey family continues to grow. This new open version of our coveted hoops mixes two tones of fibers in a chromatic scale and has a medium, circular shape that’s surprisingly lightweight. Each piece is individually hand-wrapped by local artisan women of the Kankuamo community in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. This pair is woven with rust and apricot naturally dyed “Maguey” fiber.
Diameter: 2.36 in (6 cm)
Thickness: 0.39 in (1 cm)
COLORS Rust, Apricot
Each Piece Is Individually Hand-Wrapped With Natural Maguey (Agave Plant) Fiber By Local Artisan Women Of The Kankuamo Community In The Sierra Nevada De Santa Marta And Finished With Lustrous And Delicate Mini Gold Hoops