Guatemalan Open-Weave Cotton Scarf
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Made by artisans using traditional foot looms in villages surrounding the highland town of Totonicapan in Guatemala, the gauzy lightness of these exceptional cotton scarves must be seen to be believed! A delightful accessory no matter the time of year, adding color to your wardrobe while helping to support indigenous artisans keep alive a textile form that dates back countless generations.
- 100% cotton from Guatemala's oldest and most renowned cotton mill
- Artisan dyed using aniline (non-AZO) dyes
- Natural fraying will occur
- 62" L x 15" W (157.5 x 38 cm)
- Hand woven in and fairly traded from Guatemala
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March 13, 2016 - my daughter received her scarves and she loved them...and she one that is hard to please!
February 6, 2016 - lovely colors, goes with a number of tops, lightweight and not bulky to wear
February 5, 2016 - I only gave these 3 stars. I bought 3 and they are a rough gauze, very thin weave product that has little burrs that make the scarfs stick together. When you wear these as a scarf under a jacket it's nice and warm but sticks together and by the time you take it off it's a long stuck together tube. The colors are wonderful and they are very warm but my only complaint is the roughness and sticking together.
May 17, 2015 - I have the ocean and the purple love them both very lite weight and comfortable for summer wear
October 3, 2014 - I just bought the ocean one. Although it looks pretty the weaves are very loose. I've just had it a week, and one thread is already dangling away towards freedom. Nonetheless, I gave it three stars anyways because I didn't expect it to be warm, but it is!
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