An artisan partners named this basket "Chumil," the Kaqchikel word for "star." Skillfully woven from longleaf pine needles, pajón (a native grass in Guatemala), and raffia, with a central star design rendered in shades of green or purple, this basket is beautiful for display but also entirely functional. Mayan Hands is a fair trade nonprofit organization dedicated to providing economic and educational opportunities to more than 200 of their women artisans in fifteen communities in the Guatemalan Highlands. Through your fair trade purchase of their fine handmade products, you too are connected to our remarkable artisan partners and support their quest to keep their rich cultural traditions alive. Fair-trade. Measures 10 x 14 in.
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