Discover 5 NEW Guatemalan Women-Led Brands coming to NY NOW in August

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Discover 5 NEW Guatemalan Women-Led Brands coming to NY NOW in August

August 14 at 12:00 am - August 18 at 12:00 am EDT

Looking for brands offering fashionable products that support women in developing countries?

Discover how these companies use traditional techniques and materials to express their culture.

Partner with them to grow their local economy in an inclusive and sustainable way!

TFO Canada is proud to introduce 5 Guatemalan women-led firms that were selected for their passionate commitment to working with Indigenous artisan communities to help them to preserve their culture.

Visit their company profiles & websites to learn more and mark your calendars to visit the Guatemala Pavilion  Booth # 1645 @ NY NOW!

ALISA HANDMADE

 

Alisa Handmade makes jewelry and decoration accessories incorporating typical fabrics and other materials from Guatemalan culture. Discover among others their “Bendiciones” line, which uses traditional braiding techniques.

Buying their products means being part of a social support project for Guatemalan artisans and their families, and helping to keep their traditions alive.

 

Link to products: Alisa – TFO Canada

ARTEXCO

Artexco is made up of seven indigenous women-led cooperatives. Its objective is to promote the economic, social and cultural development of the associates and their families, allowing them self-management and sustainability.

They use different techniques such as backstrap looms, foot looms, bracelet looms, blown glass, pottery and embroideries marketed through their brand “Kult”.
Have a glance at their traditional Guatemalan patterns.

Link to products: Federación Integral de Cooperativas de Producción Artesanal Responsabilidad Limitada “ARTEXCO, R.L.” – TFO Canada

CRANE

Their designs are inspired by love for nature, textures, natural materials and artisan techniques.

They make high quality handmade products, designed and produced with care and attention to detail. They combine modern and functional designs, with a minimalist appearance.

Their product range includes baskets, planters, decorative items, bags and more.

Link to products: Crane Guatemala – TFO Canada

TOPIS

Topis Ceramics or “Ceramics of Antigua” – how it is known by everyone who visits Antigua Guatemala.

Around 30 years of training Antiguan artisans to produce the best ceramics made and painted by hand in Antigua Guatemala. Bring Guatemalan inspiration to your table!

Link to products: Topis, S. A. (Topis Ceramica) – TFO Canada

HASTA EL CIELO

Hasta el Cielo Store is more than a store. Their mission is to contribute to the economic development of a group of talented artisans, by providing you with unique home décor pieces, inspired by Boho, Nordic, Vintage, Wabi-Sabi, Eclectic and Rustic styles.

Products include Natural Fiber Articles, Pampas Grass, Mirrors and more.

Link to products: Hasta El Cielo, S.A. – TFO Canada

If you would like more information on the companies and their products, please contact:

Alma Farias, TFO Canada Associate
[email protected]
Tel.: 1-416-458-6852

 

This trade mission is undertaken with the financial support of the government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada / Cette mission commerciale est produite avec le soutien financier du gouvernement du Canada par l’entremise d’Affaires mondiales Canada

Details

Start:
August 14 at 12:00 am EDT
End:
August 18 at 12:00 am EDT
https://nynow.com/ny-now-summer-market-page/
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