Maa'ala Cloud Bag M GOTS

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  • Trendy bag made with certified cotton.

  • Size M: 35 cm x 27 cm x 20 cm. Single strap.

  • Created by designer Patrizia Stalder based on an indigenous myth.

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Inspired by indigenous mythology
According to the oral tradition of the Wayuu indigenous peoples, Maa'ala was a free-spirited young woman who refused to marry. Out of anger and revenge, the man who was in love with her bewitched her into a snake. From then on, Maa'ala lived as a reptile and roamed freely through the Caribbean desert instead of being forced to marry and bear children in the polygynous Wayuu society. 

Swiss Design by Patrizia Stalder
MAMA TIERRA sets high standards for the design of its accessories and often works with exceptional designers. One of them is Patrizia Stalder from Basel. Her illustrations were included in the publication "200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2018/2019" by Lürzer's Archiv, which selects creatively outstanding design from all around the world. Patrizia's designs are often guided by her love of the Caribbean and at MAMA TIERRA she combines modern elements with those from the mythology of the Caribbean Wayuu people who make the accessories.

Handcrocheted with GOTS-certified cotton
This bag was lovingly handmade by Wayuu indigenous women. Their creativity, expertise and learning abilities are reflected in the quality of their handicrafts. A high-quality bag is characterized by a tight weave and is created using three techniques: vertical weaving, "atulush" knotting and crocheting. The yarn used in this bag is GOTS certified cotton from Peru. Most indigenous textiles in the Caribbean are made from polyacrylic, which is why plastic waste accumulates there. MAMA TIERRA's accessory creation, however, encourages the use of natural materials and thus contributes to a reduction of plastic waste in Colombia's most rural area, La Guajira.

Empowering indigenous women
MAMA TIERRA's vision is the self-determination of indigenous women. For this purpose, our organization sells accessories crafted by indigenous peoples and thereby offers  them existence-saving wages and financial independence.

100% GOTS certified cotton

Inspired by indigenous mythology
According to the oral tradition of the Wayuu indigenous peoples, Maa'ala was a free-spirited young woman who refused to marry. Out of anger and revenge, the man who was in love with her bewitched her into a snake. From then on, Maa'ala lived as a reptile and roamed freely through the Caribbean desert instead of being forced to marry and bear children in the polygynous Wayuu society. 

Swiss Design by Patrizia Stalder
MAMA TIERRA sets high standards for the design of its accessories and often works with exceptional designers. One of them is Patrizia Stalder from Basel. Her illustrations were included in the publication "200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2018/2019" by Lürzer's Archiv, which selects creatively outstanding design from all around the world. Patrizia's designs are often guided by her love of the Caribbean and at MAMA TIERRA she combines modern elements with those from the mythology of the Caribbean Wayuu people who make the accessories.

Handcrocheted with GOTS-certified cotton
This bag was lovingly handmade by Wayuu indigenous women. Their creativity, expertise and learning abilities are reflected in the quality of their handicrafts. A high-quality bag is characterized by a tight weave and is created using three techniques: vertical weaving, "atulush" knotting and crocheting. The yarn used in this bag is GOTS certified cotton from Peru. Most indigenous textiles in the Caribbean are made from polyacrylic, which is why plastic waste accumulates there. MAMA TIERRA's accessory creation, however, encourages the use of natural materials and thus contributes to a reduction of plastic waste in Colombia's most rural area, La Guajira.

Empowering indigenous women
MAMA TIERRA's vision is the self-determination of indigenous women. For this purpose, our organization sells accessories crafted by indigenous peoples and thereby offers  them existence-saving wages and financial independence.

100% GOTS certified cotton