The MAMERTA tote bag is made from abaca fiber – extracted and braided by hand by artisans from Panay island in the Philippines. The hand beaded corded rope details resemble bleached corals and are all hand stitched by our small studio in Iloilo. It is fully lined. The exquisite faux corals add an elegant touch – taking the raw fibers of the humble Abaca to a whole new level. This bag is perfect for an outdoor stroll by the beach or a fancy evening on holiday.
– Height: 13″ Width: 11.5″
– Magnetic closure
– Fully lined
– Embellished with corded rope, faux pearls and Japan beads
– Handcrafted in the Philippines
– SKU #123
-Store in a clean dust bag and avoid excessive exposure to moisture and sunlight. Abaca is a biodegradable fiber extracted from a species of Banana plant (Musa Textilis) native to the Philippine Islands. It is known for its long fiber, superior mechanical strength and resistance to saltwater damage.