Artisan Gator Snap String Backpack

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ApiHappi

Sri Lanka
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Our dream is to revitalize the art of handloom to provide new opportunities for artisans and children in Sri Lanka. The Handloom is a manual machine that is used by weavers in Sri Lanka to create authentic material. We purchase this material from a variety of ethical handloom groups arou...

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Artisan Gator Snap String Backpack

Handmade Artisan Gator Snap Stringy Bag, unlike our mass produced counterparts, our stringy bags are made using 3 small batch handloom material that is produced by a select group of artisans in Sri Lanka. The handloom is ancient machine, that is used to create one of a kind fabrics with 100% human energy. We take this fabric, add our designs, and produce fun products using c... Read more

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Handmade Artisan Gator Snap Stringy Bag, unlike our mass produced counterparts, our stringy bags are made using 3 small batch handloom material that is produced by a select group of artisans in Sri Lanka. The handloom is ancient machine, that is used to create one of a kind fabrics with 100% human energy. We take this fabric, add our designs, and produce fun products using community sourced employment right here in Sri Lanka. Our goal is to use the handloom as a vehicle for prosperity for women in Sri Lanka while providing a fresh look for the western world. The stringy bag itself is great for the gym, bike rides, picnics, and everyday adventures. All our bags also include metal eyelets to increase durability and ensure your bag will be strong for years to come. No to mention, for every bag you purchase we provide a school bag for a child in rural Sri Lanka.