What do you get when you combine cultural & artistic preservation, an Eco – consciousness, and efforts to create economic stability? – AMAZING HANDBAGS!!!! This Eco – designing outfit delivers brilliant hand-woven culturally inspired creations with purpose. Check it:
“ChaK Chel, founded in 07′ is a company with a creative philosophy and three main goals: to preserve ancient art, to improve infrastructure in the community they work with, and implement an Eco-friendly business model that cares for the environment and it’s resources.”
“We did not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”
Native American Proverb
I am not going to lie to you, these bags are pricey. Expect to drop $150 – to $600 bucks for a taste of this Guatemalan Flavor. I can only hope you find comfort in the fact that it will probably make you feel better than dropping $600.00 dollars at Coach.
All images courtesy of ChaK CheL. To learn more about them or to make a purchase, check them out on the web:
Live life with a due sense of responsibility, not as those who do not know the meaning of life, but as those who do. – Ephesians 5:15