Make a statement with this hand-embroidered clutch made from recycled traditional H'Mong textiles! Each clutch bag is made by women at Au Lac in Vietnam with pieces of gorgeous recycled print fabric made by the H'mong hill tribes of southeast Asia.
Due to the handmade and recycled nature of this product, colors and patterns will vary.
- Magnetic snap closure
- 2 interior card pockets
- 1 zipper pocket
- 2 bill pockets
- Approximately 4.5" H x 8" L (11.4 x 20.3 cm)
- Handmade in & fairly trade from Vietnam
Au Lac Designs is a fair trade organization in Vietnam that helps traditional craft producers develop their small businesses and create sustainable development for the rural poor. They have worked with craft producers for over ten years in a development capacity, building their experience in exporting to international markets and their understanding of international market demands design, quality control and production management - all the while ensuring business training and fair trade principles are implemented. Au Lac Designs is a fair trade business to business company that provides the best quality Vietnamese products to the international marketplace.
Au Lac works with many craft communities in Vietnam producing jewelry made of horn, bags and clothing made of silk or recycled materials, ceramic pieces, carved wood items, and many more. Their buffalo horn jewelry is made by hand, and is a process where first the material is heated, flattened, carved, sanded, polished, and then is crafted into cuffs, earrings, and necklaces. All horn items are made out of the buffalo’s by-products, therefore it is not harmed in any way. Following a tradition where all animal parts are used after death, nothing goes to waste.
By shopping the Global Girlfriend collection, you are making a difference in women’s lives across the globe. Global Girlfriend is focused on striving for gender equality and empowerment, and the importance of women providing for themselves and their families. By supporting jobs that guarantee fair wages by fair trade, women are able to proudly contribute to their families, encouraging their communities to flourish.
I purchased the green wallet, and it looks just like the photo, if not better! It is a good size and just what I needed as I don't carry a purse. This holds what I need- cards, coins, keys, etc.. The colors and detail look better in person!