*Collaboration item, limited quantity. We're excited to be partnering with Elena Laswick to incorporate designs from the Ixil region!*
This necklace is made with handwoven textile from a cooperative of 45 women in rural, indigenous Ixil <E-sheel> Guatemala. It features a leather backing and sterling silver binding encasing a brocade design that depicts a net. This design represents unity with friends and family and is the symbol for people born on the day “Kat” in the Maya Ixil calendar.
Customize yours by choosing from three different woven designs for this necklace:
-Mountain: Represents the mountain ranges and nature in general. It is the symbol of people born on the day “Tijaxh” in the Maya Ixil calendar.
-Cup: Represents communal life and hospitality as well as the presence of and appreciation for basic resources like water, food and good health.
This item is custom-made to order. Please allow 2 weeks for production and 2 weeks for shipping to the US.
-Pendant is approximately 3" long and 1" wide
-Genuine leather backing
-Genuine sterling silver edge hand-molded to match the textile design
-15” long genuine sterling silver chain
-Handmade every step of the way in Guatemala by talented local artisans
-This item ships directly from Guatemala
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