- 9.5 x 11cm (3.74 x 4.33 inches)
- Made of handwoven hemp
- Vintage decorations on the front taken from an old Hmong jacket
- The inside of the purse contains of 3 compartments.
- Cotton wad is inserted between the 2 layers of the purse.
- Magnetic closure included
Natural Hemp Production
Weaving hemp fabric is a labour-intensive process. The harvest occurs between April and October. Once the plants have been cut, the stems are laid along the ground for several weeks so the fibres are exposed. These must then be hand-wound to create a continuous yarn for weaving. The yarn is washed in ash and boiling water, which acts as a natural bleaching-agent, then crushed by foot-mill to produce a shiny and smooth finish. The complete textile is then woven manually on a wooden and bamboo loom. The end result is a highly durable, hypo-allergenic material has been produced without the chemical treatment required by other plant materials.
Please Note: Every item is one of a kind and no two are alike. The dyed palette comes from all-natural botanical pigments, and each product gets its unique character from washing and drying under the Vietnamese sun. Handmade items are not factory made; therefore these items may have minor imperfections that add to their vintage charm.