As functional as it is cute, we love the versatility of our Awamaki Wristlet! Handwoven out of sheep's wool, the vibrant colors and fun pom pom will brighten your day, whether you use it as a wristlet for brunch or a night out or remove the wrist strap and use it as a cosmetic bag, pen/pencil bag, or more!
This wristlet is handmade by indigenous artisans in Peru who are part of Awamaki, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that guides highly-skilled Andean women to engage in the market economy, run successful cooperative businesses, and help lead their communities out of poverty. By purchasing these bags, you are supporting these artisans on their journey from poverty to prosperity!
- 7.5" long, 5" tall, 0.5" wide
- Wristlet strap- 7.5" long
- Sheep's wool
- Detachable wristlet strap
- Zipper closure
- Pom pom attached to zipper
- Fabric-lined inside
- Handmade in: Peru
- Artisan group: Awamaki
Where it's made
Founded by Kennedy Leavens in 2009, Awamaki creates lasting impact for 140 women in the remote Andean mountains of Peru by helping rural Andean women’s associations launch successful small businesses creating authentic, high-quality products and experiences. Awamaki invests in women’s skills, connects them to market access and supports their leadership so they can increase their income and transform their communities. A member of the Fair Trade Federation, Awamaki provides educational programs and workshops about production, organization, quality training, and entrepreneurship. The women receive the skills and training essential to one day lead their cooperative with financial independence and self-sufficiency.
How it's made
All knitted items are 100% alpaca wool and is ethically sourced. The yarn is ethically sourced, spun, hand dyed using azo-free dyes, and is hand knitted by empowered women. Using these ancient technologies and techniques allows the women artisans to preserve their craft and provide for their families. All artisans are paid a fair wage for their work creating these items.