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Deliciously different Fair Trade bags from around the world, with an ethnic, hippy, boho twist. Here you'll discover a wide range of great passport bags, useful pencil cases and exquisite embroidered items, including some beautiful recycled twists on conventional ideas.

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Beni Recycled Shoulder Bag

Beni Recycled Shoulder Bag

NP336

£20

 

Shoulder bag made from over 50% waste materials including bike inner tubes and rice sacks, finished with a beautiful weave of raw silk fabric. The sale of this product helps the Nepali women of the NGO Heed Nepal.

 

Origin: Nepal

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Woollen Passport Bag

Woollen Passport Bag

9100

£4.20

 

Heavy cotton bag with wooden toggle and long strap with traditional Tibetan material trim.

Approx: 15cm × 18cm
Colours & Trim vary
Origin: Nepal

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Huipil 3 zip Passport Bag

Huipil 3 zip Passport Bag

GU025

£7

 

Lined cotton passport bag made with a panel from huipils, a traditional tunic like garment of Central and South America. The fabric from the huipils is often made with hand operated back-strap looms and can be specific to certain regions or even individual villages, each often bearing intricate and meaningful designs.

The passport bag has three separate zipped compartments in addition to a velcro main compartment and a long shoulder strap.

Approx: 14cm × 19cm
All Colours, patterns & fabrics vary
Origin: Guatemala

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Guatemalan Velvet Passport Bag

Guatemalan Velvet Passport Bag

9044

£9.50

 

Attractive little velvet bag with long strap and two zip compartments. Each bag is heavily embroidered with floral designs.

Approx: 15cm × 19cm
Origin: Guatemala

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Rainbow Crochet Passport Bag

Rainbow Crochet Passport Bag

9104

£7.20

 

Chunky cotton crochet bag in vibrant rainbow colours with tassels and bead work, lined with cotton and fitted with zip.

Approx: 15cm × 19cm
Origin: Thailand

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Embroidered Fringe Bag

Embroidered Fringe Bag

GU047

£16.80

 

Featuring amazingly detailed embroidered floral patterns, these beautiful shoulder bags are each handmade in a traditional Guatemalan style.

Colours and patterns vary.
Origin: Guatemala

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Circles Explorer Bag

Circles Explorer Bag

NP455

£15

 

Made in our popular spirally fabric, these clever utility pouches are designed to offer a large number of pockets and features in a small space. 

Bag approx: 19cm × 21cm × 6cm
Assorted colours.
Origin: Nepal

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Fine Embroidered Passport Bag

Fine Embroidered Passport Bag

TH205

£9.60

 

These beautifully embroidered passport bags are handmade in Northern Thailand. Each features a shoulder strap, a sturdy zip and decorative pom poms.

Approx: 17cm × 17cm
Colours vary
Origin: Thailand

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Patch Gheri Belt Case

Patch Gheri Belt Case

NP457

£7.20

 

These incredibly useful little pouches are handmade in Nepal from mixed gheri patches and have a loop on the reverse for attaching to a belt or large rucksack. Great for keeping items close to hand when out and about.

Approx: 12cm × 15cm × 4cm
Origin: Nepal

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Peace Sign Bag

Peace Sign Bag

GU036

£17

 

These Guatemalan made shoulder bags show real hippy power with their vividly bright colours and huge embroidered peace sign.

Colours & Patterns vary
Origin: Guatemala

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Huipil Panel Bag

Huipil Panel Bag

GU045

£16.80

 

These useful hip bags have been beautifully decorated with a segment of traditional huipil material. Huipils are traditional handwoven blouses worn by the indigenous women of Guatemala.

Origin: Guatemala

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Chichi Clutch Bag

Chichi Clutch Bag

GU022

£16.75

 

Large cotton wallet/clutch bag with shoulder strap which featuring a large panel of handmade fabric produced on a back-strap loom from the Chichicastenango (affectionately referred to as Chichi) region in Guatemala which is famous for its weaving. The fabric features intricate geometric and floral patterns.

Approx: 20cm × 11cm
All colours, patterns & fabrics vary
Origin: Guatemala

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Owl Passport Bag

Owl Passport Bag

TH068

£10.80

 

Brill little owl bag, made from a wonderful mix of fabric offcuts to always create unique items. The bag has a long strap to wear around the neck or over the shoulder, a main drawstring compartment closed by pulling the bead 'ears' and a separate zipped compartment on the back for your valuables.

Approx: 17cm × 22cm
Origin: Thailand

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Fold Out Shopper Bag

Fold Out Shopper Bag

NP339

£12

 

These ingenious Nepalese made bags are designed to unzip and unfold from a small square drawstring ditty bag into a larger shopper bag with an external pocket. The bags are decorated beautifully with the wonderfully bright and eye catching traditional Tibetan material and come in a variety of fine colours.

Unfolded approx: 36cm × 39cm Folded approx: 20cm × 37cm × 20cm
Origin: Nepal

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Fine Embroidered Case

Fine Embroidered Case

TH202

£7.20

 

Perfect for use as a make up case or as a handy clutch bag, these intricately embroidered purses are both beautiful and functional. Each purse is handmade in Northern Thailand.

Approx: 20cm × 10cm
Origin: Thailand

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Guatemalan Water Bottle Holder

Guatemalan Water Bottle Holder

GU029

£6

 

Classy water bottle holder made from a section of quintessentially Guatemalan textile. Each one has a long stitched cord shoulder strap and polyester lining. This holder is perfect for smaller bottles. 

Approx: 7cm ∅ × 15cm
Colours & Patterns vary
Origin: Guatemala

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