Frequently asked questions
Are we a Fair Trade Project.
Yes. We dedicate a large amount of our time on designing each product directly with the artisans, and making sure we are paying a fair price according to the hours spent by the artisan on each product.
Are these one of a kind pieces.
Depends on the product line.
Why delivery can take up to 40 days.
We work with indigenous communities of the Andes; therefore, production of each piece takes time.
Do we make custom made pieces.
We can definitely produce custom made pieces.
What are the exact sizes of the Mini, Small, Medium, Intermediate, Large, Xlarge, XXlarge shigra bags.
The sizes will never be exact as these are one of a kind handwoven pieces with a small needle. However, these are the approximate sizes:
XXLarge: 19 inches /50cm
XLarge: 17.7 inches /45cm
Large: 15.8 inches / 40cm
Intermediate: 13.8 inches / 35cm
Medium: 11.8 inches / 30cm
Small: 7.87 inches / 20cm
Mini: 6.5 inches / 16.5cm
Wide will usually be from 1.18 inch / 3 cm shorter than its height, or viceverse.