mamy bag

These gorgeous raffia bags are hand woven in madagascar using traditional crochet & weaving methods. The craftswomen who create them are paid a sustainable income for their beautiful handiwork. Raffia is a sustainably harvested plant based fibre from the native madagascan raffia tree. The palms grow in tropical rainforests & need to be harvested regularly to allow other plants & animals to thrive. The palm has a short trunk & leaves that grow up to 18 metres long. Once treated the fibre is soft, pliable, strong & biodegradable.

 

A great everyday bag for relaxed casual style. Handwoven using net stitich. 

 

Dimensions 47 x 32 x 10 cm  handle 80 cm long