These small purses are made by Yao Mien women in Luang Namtha Province, known as skilled embroiderers. Each pouch is hand-embroidered on black cotton, and has a small zipper adorned with a wooden bead.
Please note that as the purses are hand-embroidered by cooperative members, each colour scheme and design is completely unique and represents the individual artist's style and process.
SIZE: 10 x 18 cm
MATERIAL: Cotton, Wood
Approximately 50% of the price of this product goes directly back to the village producers, who are mainly rural minority women. TAEC is certified by Fair Trade Laos, and promotes livelihoods based on traditional skills. To learn more, visit our "Handicrafts and Livelihoods" page.