Scarves

These stylish scarves, available in 15 different designs with stripes and jaspe (ikat) combinations, are backstrap woven by the cooperative's women's group.

The backstrap loom, used by Mayan women for centuries, is perfect for this narrow product with its warp-based design. Steady tension and deft fingers insure straight lines for stripes and scarf edges. Only first class mercerized cotton thread is used.

These luxurious, 3-tone scarves, available in 10 different color combinations, are backstrap woven by a women's association.

Women coop members in San Juan la Laguna by Lake Atitlan , using backstrap looms, blend 3 harmonizing colors in the warp to create a rich, vibrant palette.

The primary color, listed first, is also used in the weft, unifying the piece. Only first class mercerized cotton thread is used.