Artementae

Santa Marta

£264

Style: Bucket bag / Cross-body bag

A busy and vibrant city, situated on the Carribbean coast of Colombia. Rich in history with colourful charm, Santa Marta is the gorgeous gateway to Colombia’s most beautiful beaches, mountains and national parks. Unique yet luxurious, the Santa Marta bag embodies the city’s personality. At Artementae, we believe everything should be made to be kept forever. Timeless and traditional in design, blues, purples, reds, oranges and pinks are crocheted into this blank canvas to create an exquisite dream catcher, representing protection and positivity.

Fastened in adjustable tassels and adorned in lavish fringing, this bag will move with you wherever you go. Utterly hand-made, any imperfections celebrate the craftsmanship of the artisans, giving this bag it’s own story. With an individualistic design underneath, the quality of our bags have been thought-out from top to bottom, timely crotched in a way that the bag’s unique exterior, mirrors the interior. This bag uses 100% eco-friendly fibres.

Bag size: 23cm x 30cm

Strap length: 60cm.

Composition: 80% cotton, 20% synthetic.

Care: Dry clean only to preserve colours.

In a small village close to Barranquilla, Colombia, a group of 36 skillful women. started what would have been considered as a cooperative in 2002, the women of Arte & Tejido are all expert artisans that employ a beautiful and traditional crochet technique. Taking inspiration from cultural influences and their natural surroundings, the artisans create unique, classic pieces with a modern and chic approach to create unique bags. All materials used by the artisans are from 100% natural fibres of cotton and eco-friendly synthetics. Some imperfections in the fibres do not compromise the quality of the products but rather are testimonial of the natural characteristic of the fibres, giving each bag their own personality. Exquisitely hand-crocheted, the exterior’s unique design mirrors the interior, with the bottom that matches this beautiful pattern, these bags are their own masterpieces. As each piece can take between two to three weeks from start to finish, they are truly special, celebrating timeless Colombian artistry.

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