Mielie Coin Purse

$24.00

SKU: S- 152057

Complete your traveling accessories with a handmade Mielie coin purse. Perfect for essentials, it is hand-woven by artisans in South Africa from reclaimed cotton for the perfect balance of awareness and style. Choose a color and design that best fit your personality, for a carrier that is uniquely you!

Due to the handmade nature of this product, exact color and shade will vary.

  • Reclaimed cotton jersey fabric
  • Zipper closure
  • 4.5" L x 5" W x 0.75" D (11.4 x 12.7 x 1.9 cm)
  • Handmade in South Africa

The weavers of Mielie Designs work from their homes in Khayelitsha Township in South Africa. Khayelitsha is a partially informal township located on the Cape Flats in Cape Town South Africa. It is reputed to be the largest and fastest growing township in post Apartheid South Africa. Founded in 2002, Mielie is the brainchild of designer and humanitarian Adri Schutz who started hook rugging offcut fabric strips at her dining room table. She turned her creations into a way to create sustainable employment for African women working their way out of poverty. All of the fabric used is reclaimed, and locally produced in South Africa.

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