Ethic chic bags, handmade by Wayuu people in Colombia
Discover our brand
AALUNA is born from the desire to share the excellent craftmanship of the Colombian indigenous people.
Our ethic, chic handbags are 100% handmade by Wayuu communities who live in the Northern part of Colombia.
The Wayuu people are an ethnic group from the Guajira peninsula of around 500,000 people, with their own beliefs, language, and lifestyle.
Meet the people behind our handbags
Wayuu handbags are extremely important for the Wayuu communities. Girls learn to weave at an early age and weaving is part of their daily life.
It is said by Wayuus that « to be a women, is to know how to weave ». A women who weaves well is well respected among her community.
Producing chic, quality, ethic accessories
We work tirelessly to bring chic and exclusive handbags to the modern customer, who cares not only for quality products but also for ethical production processes and fair pay for our artisans.
On average it takes up tp three or four weeks to produce one artisan Wayuu mochila. Each piece is unique and created with dedication and love.