Escama Tote Bag in Black/White


Inspired by fish scales, the Escama tote bag adds a refined everyday piece to your accessory collection. Escama, meaning “fish scales” in Spanish, pays tribute to the vital role of fishing in the Wayuu culture. Each design features a woven body in black and white, with a unique textile design on the bottom panel, adding extra personality to this functional work of art.

  • Exclusive design
  • 100% Handmade by Wayuu artisans in Colombia
  • Seamless design made with durable acrylic fibers
  • Interior utility pocket with invisible seaming
  • Metallic pieces: zamac coated with 24K gold
  • Dimensions: 27cm height x 35cm width x  23cm depth
  • Shoulder strap: 49cm length x 4,5cm width
  • Care Notes: Hand wash in mild soap at 30° C

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In stock (can be backordered)

Escama Tote Bag Details

Each Escama tote bag is handmade by master artisans in Colombia. As a result, there will be some slight variations in size from one piece to the next. Every bag tells a story. As a personal expression of the artist, each bag also comes with an original drawing on the bottom. If you would like to preview the bottom drawings available for this bag style, contact us with your request. We will be happy to assist you!

As your new favorite accessory, the handcrafted Escama bag also offers useful daily function. Each tote bag comfortably fits a laptop computer, folders, A4 documents, and features an interior pocket for stashing your phone, keys, and other items. A wide woven shoulder strap allows for comfortable long-term wear. These wide straps are also easy to carry by hand, making this an excellent shopping tote. Treasure your bag for years to come with this durable, washable design.


AALUNA Collection

Each piece in this collection comes exclusively designed by AALUNA and lovingly handcrafted by master artisans from the Wayuu tribes in La Guajira, Colombia. Master artisans construct each handbag, or mochila, as a single seamless piece using traditional weaving and fiberwork techniques. By purchasing a handmade bag from this collection, you are supporting a fashionable and ethical business model that supports skilled artisans in South America.

On behalf of AALUNA and the Wayuu tribes working with us, thank you for supporting us.