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.”

Xochiquetzal Satchel

Lady Ixchel Hand Bag

“We did not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”

Native American Proverb

Chi Chi Clutch

Lady Metropolis Hand Bag

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:

ChaK Chel

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


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