Google+ Handmade Raffia Phone bag - Light Grey

Handmade Raffia Phone bag - Light Grey

$39.95

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Streamline is the key to a fuss free outing, if all you need is your phone this is the solution. It is a stylish statement in raffia, beautifully hand weaved and double crochet from Madagascar. A magnet at the opening keeps your phone and belongings secure. Made in a beautiful soft grey hue to complement any linen outfit. Be on trend and practical at the same time.

Made from sustainably sourced raffia and supports local community workers with an income.The locals create magnificent pieces made by hand with unmatched craftsmanship.

Details:

  • Made in Madagascar
  • Hand weaved
  • Designed in Australia
  • 12cm x 16.5cm x 1cm
  • Made from Raffia
  • Magnet to close the bag

Care Instructions:

  • Keep your item dry – stain treatment – blot the stain with warm or tepid water and dry

Editors Notes:

Raffia palms grow in the middle of the tropical Madagascan rainforest and actually need to be harvested regularly to allow other fauna and flora to grow. The palm has a short trunk and leaves that may be up to 18m long! Nearly 100 smaller leaves which are cut and torn off in parallel lines compose each of these branches.
Madagascan use the fibers harvested from these trees to traditionally weave baskets and hats. Once treated, the fiber is soft, pliable, strong, durable, easy to dye, non-shrinking when wet, and biodegradable.

By creating work for the locals and maintaining traditional Madagascan crochet and weaving production it provides workers with a sustainable income.

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