Backstrap Loom 'San Juan' Lavender Scarf (Guatemala)
 

This item is out of stock.

Please enter your email address, we will notify you if it comes back in stock.

Club O Rewards MasterCard®

Enjoy $20 bonus after the first use, plus up to 8% rewards*.
No Payments & No Interest on orders over
$150 if you pay in full within 6 months.
Learn More ›
No Payments & No Interest on orders over
$150 if you pay in full within 6 months.
Learn More ›

Backstrap Loom 'San Juan' Lavender Scarf (Guatemala)

Overall Rating Rating 3.7  |  3 reviews  |  Write a review
Today $29.99
Item #: 12630600
    This scarf was crafted in Guatemala by the San Juan Weavers group. A mix of cotton and rayon, this elegant accessory adds color and warmth to any ensemble.

    ...more

People Who Viewed This Viewed

Sponsored Links What's This?
    This scarf was crafted in Guatemala by the San Juan Weavers group. A mix of cotton and rayon, this elegant accessory adds color and warmth to any ensemble.

    Product Features:
    • Crafted of a mix of cotton and shiny rayon threads
    • Luscious color combinations produce a scarf so beautiful you will want to wear it every day
    • The fabric is hand-woven on the backstrap loom by the San Juan Weavers Group
    • Measures 7.5 inches x 61 inches
    • Color: Purple, Cream and Black

    Story Behind the Art:

    The San Juan Weavers Group in Guatemala spends up to two days weaving one scarf on a backstrap loom. The San Juan Weavers Group is made up of Tzutujil women who weave using backstrap Ikat an ancient labor intensive technique of hand-tying and dying threads in elaborate patterns. Maya Traditions is a fair-trade producer and wholesale business based in Lake Atitlan Guatemala. For more than ten years Maya Traditions has worked with indigenous weavers in the highlands of Guatemala. Its mission is to support weaving groups and small family businesses through providing consistent income as well as health and education projects.

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

    Imported


    Ships Carbon Neutral*
Dimensions:
61x7.5
Materials:
Cotton
Brand: Global Crafts

Features

  • Color
    Purple
  • Material
    Cotton
  • Worldstock Country
    Guatemala
Was this product information helpful?
Thank you for your feedback.
 
 
 
Thank you. Your feedback will help us create the best experience for our customers.

Showing 3 most recent reviews on this product.

  • 5 Stars 1
  • 4 Stars 0
  • 3 Stars 2
  • 2 Stars 0
  • 1 Stars 0
  • Pretty But Not Delicate

    I ordered several of these scarves because I fell in love with the colors on the web site. When I received them, they were beautiful but simply too thick for my taste. The thickness certainly speaks to their quality, but I wanted something thin and flowing. These are lightweight, but not "flowing enough" when I put them around my neck and let them hang. The colors and patters very pretty, but I'll be sending them all back because it's not that soft, flowing "look" or feel that I was hoping for.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Pretty But

    The scarf is good quality, pretty. The colors were better on the website than on the scarf itself, however.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? No
  • Get 'em while you can!

    I have purchased this scarf in all colors except the orange, (not my color). The monitor does not show the depth or richness of the colors. All the scarves were so much more beautiful in person. Each scarf is exceptional. Note the measurements, as they do run to the narrow side. I find it difficult to find 100% cotton, quality loomed scarves at any price. These are a steal. Thanks Overstock for another super purchase.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes

    karenhmb from Bay Area, California, Apr 22, 2010

    Flag As Inappropriate
View All Most Recent Reviews

Product Q&A

Ask a Question

Be the first to ask a question about this product.
Standard Return Policy:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More details

FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

Shipping Information:

Our standard shipping method is ground shipping. We also offer expedited shipping for most items. Your final shipping cost and estimated delivery timeframe will be available at checkout.
Standard shipping details
Expedited shipping details

* For your safety, some orders go through our loss prevention department. If we select your order for this process, we will immediately notify you that there may be up to a 3-day delay on your order.

** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

Buy Now with Bitcoin Learn More