Don’t be fooled by the delicate look of this bag! This medium sized market bag is made for carrying large and heavy volumes
With comfortable carry handles it’s perfect as a shopping bag or beach bag.
- 50cm x 45cm (including handles)
Please use size provided as a guide only.
These amazing bags are an engineering marvel, super light, stretchy and strong, capable of carrying large and heavy volumes (approximately 15kg) and folds into a very small area and therefore able to easily fit into a handbag, backpack, or other bags.
These bags are hand made by indigenous tribes where the women gather vines from the forests around their villages, strip the pulp from the fibres, spin them by hand and tie them into bags. Each piece can take up to two weeks to complete.
The vines used grow without cultivation, irrigation or chemicals. It improves the soil where it grows and purifies the air, making it beneficial to the planet at large. Making these possibly the most eco-friendly bags on Earth.
The knowledge and skill used in the bag’s craftsmanship rests exclusively with these isolated communities and has been passed down for generations.
The women who make these bags work from their homes while nurturing their children. Making these bags helps preserve the traditional social interactions within the villages, and selling them helps the women support their communities.
As each bag is handmade and unique there will be slight variations in sizes. The sizes provided is a guide.
Why buy these bags?
These beautiful bags are strong and durable and can be used as shopping bags, handbags, nappy bags, beach bags, toy storage bags and much more.
- As each bag is handmade and unique there will be some variations in sizes and design.
- Light weight and scrunches down to fit in other bags.