Our team has specialists in each part of the jaspe process. Hundreds of people do the tying and dyeing work, but only a select few specialize in labor tying.
‣ 100% hand-spun Guatemalan cotton ‣ Weaving technique: back-strap loom ‣ Dyed naturally with plants ‣ Handmade in Guatemala ‣ All products are entirely made by hand, there will always be a slight difference in color and dimensions
Our team has amarradores, men and women who tie labor jaspe and come from amarrador lineage. Amarradores "tyers" arrange the threads, tie them into their designs, and after dyeing, to realign the threads before weaving. These three steps are critical for the clarity of the woven patterns. Depending on the complexity of the designs, skilled amarradores can tie about 160 yards of warp per day. Once the textiles are dyed and woven, the team sends the textiles to our highest skilled sewers who turn the fabric into our beautiful finished robes.
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WASH Wash your textiles and wool pieces carefully by hand with a PH neutral soap. Due to the natural dyes used in our products, colored water may run on the first washes; especially with darker dyed fabrics. But don't worry, this is normal and won’t stain other fabrics.
DRY Air dry only. Do not put your textiles and wool pieces in the drying machine, this will jeopardize the integrity of your product.
HANDMADE COTTON PIECES ‣ delicate wash with cold water ‣ preferably wash by hand ‣ hang dry ‣ steam, do not iron
HANDMADE WOOL PIECES ‣ spot wash with warm cloth + water ‣ vacuum to remove dust ‣ hang dry
Due to the handmade nature of our products, the color and patterning may vary slightly from piece to piece. We value both the imperfection and the organic magic in the colors of our products. We believe this gives a uniquely distinct character to each of our finished crafts.
LONGEVITY Avoid long periods of direct sun exposure. Natural plant-based dyes compared to synthetic dyes tend to fade in brightness with time. Follow our care instructions to ensure your new textiles stay bright and beautiful for years to come.
RETURN POLICY We accept returns 7 days after delivery. Returned products must not have been washed, used and must have the original tags and packaging. For more info email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHIPPING Items will be shipped Monday-Friday within 3-5 business days of ordering. Once your order has been processed you will receive a confirmation email with a tracking number.
We partner with USPS for shipping in the US. Ground shipping usually takes 2-8 business days and priority takes 3 days.
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RETURN SHIPPING You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-refundable. Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you, may vary. If you are shipping an item over $75, you should consider using a trackable shipping service or purchasing shipping insurance. We can't guarantee that we will receive your returned item.