Raíz Mini Backpack

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$103 $129

Take this elegant cutie on all of your adventures. The Raíz Mini Backpack fits all of your small essentials while giving you the freedom to go hands-free. From a casual day stroll to an evening out, you’ll love the comfortable feel of the soft brown nubuck leather, and the convenience of adjustable straps (32” at longest).

Traditional techniques are used to achieve these gorgeous hues of rose and mulberry with natural dye source cochineal.

Many of the traditional designs found on MZ Made bags are taken from pre-Hispanic Zapotec ruins such as Mitla and Monte Alban. Each of these symbols has a deep cultural meaning to the people who weave them. We are honored to share these beautiful designs with the world.

 

Bag: 10.5” x 11” x 3”
Strap Drop: Adjustable up to 32"

This bag features a soft leather lining with two interior open pockets and one interior zippered pocket, sturdy metal zipper closure, and outer open pocket.

100% premium wool
Genuine leather
Soft leather lining
Natural dyes from indigo, huizache, pomegranate, rock moss and pericón
Hand-dyed and handwoven

Each MZ Made creation is a work of art, handmade with immense love and pride. We strive to preserve the beautiful traditions and superb artistry of the Zapotec people by connecting them with socially conscious consumers around the globe.

Handmade by master Zapotec artisan Clara in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Clara comes from a family with a long tradition of weaving, learning from her parents. Her favorite part of her process is contemplating the end result of cutting the warp threads. She also loves working on natural dyes, an alchemical process that can take years to master. Weaving is a true passion for Clara, and when she is at her loom she feels she is exactly where she is meant to be.

Your handmade item is made with premium wool, which naturally repels dirt, debris, and moisture. It requires less laundering than other fibers! Never use a washer or dryer.

For light cleaning, we suggest a cashmere brush. They are readily available online and in most craft and yarn stores.

For more intensive cleaning, we recommend eco-friendly dry cleaning.

MZ Made is a Certified B Corp and accredited Fair Trade by the Fair Trade Federation.

MZ Made celebrates the weaving traditions of Oaxaca, Mexico. For over a decade we have worked in true partnership with artisan communities, led by the ethos of slow fashion. Your purchase connects you to real people and their incredible artistry. Expertly handcrafted from start to finish, every thread has a story.

Free standard shipping for all continental U.S. orders over $100

$5 flat rate shipping for all continental U.S. orders under $100

Free 30 day returns for continental U.S. orders.

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