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Handwoven Bedouin tote bag in blue and purple made of recycled sweaters

by Lumeyo
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Beautifully handwoven large tote bag by Um Abdu Rahman, about 50 x 40cm, in calm blue, purple and greyish tints which capture the ambiance of Aqaba, the beautiful city on the red sea. This tote combines modern design and the tradition of Bedouin weave craft. The result is a one-of-a-kind ​quality piece produced by Bedouin women in rural and desert areas in ​​Jordan. A bag design impacting Bedouin lives.

At LUMEYO our goal is to revive this Bedouin weaving craft while at the same time empowering local women. The technique of the weaving craft has barely changed over the centuries, but unfortunately there are few people who still possess the skills. We aim to revive the weaving craft by training women in this technique. By training women in this technique, we also empower them by helping them create their own livelihood. the same time, it is essential to us that our products are produced in a sustainable ​fashion. Our products are therefore created from recycled secondhand sweaters. Thus, by purchasing this yoga rug you contribute to the revival of an ancient art, you support the empowerment of Bedouin women, and are doing something good for the planet.

The large tote is ideal for running errands, grocery shopping, or a day at the beach as its name suggests. The handles are soft making this bag comfortable to carry. With this bag you will always have a little piece of Jordan and the dead sea with you. This bag has been woven with love by women in underdeveloped regions in Jordan. They are inspired by their surroundings and their tradition, in the case of this bag the red sea and the city of Aqaba. You will always have this little piece of this inspiring place with you, wherever you take this tote.

Not only is this tote a good companion for your adventures it is also an incredibly fashionable statement piece. The calm pattern of blue, purple, and greyish tints makes this bag an amazing addition to your outfits. The large tassels on each side of the bag offer a finishing touch, and make this tote stand out even more. No matter how you wear it or where you wear it, your outfit will be unique.

If you like a different design, size, or color palette, we would be happy to customize it for you.

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