NOVICA Girls Handbags & Purses

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$44.99

Woven by hand on a traditional handloom, this beautiful tote features a honeycomb pattern in shades of green. Women from Aj Quen c...reate the bag, adding handles that are woven on a backstrap loom. read more

NOVICA
$77.99

Sunlight streaks across deep burgundy textures, interpreted in virgin wool. Working on the handloom, Alberto Ruiz Garc a creates t...he fabric that becomes a versatile shoulder bag, or morral. In Mexico, these totes are used by men and women. Because each bag is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 2 inches (5 cm). read more

NOVICA
$47.99

This cotton tote brings back the traditional jaspe pattern, but we used vibrant colors for modern look," explain the women from Ya...ma Aj Chixot Artisan Group. Woven on a traditional pedal loom, the bag features an exterior pocket as well as one in the solid red lined interior. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Wide bands of purple trace indigo paths in handwoven maguey fiber. By Chorti Women Artisans, this charming shoulder bag is trimmed... with flowers, crocheted by hand. It features an inner pocket that zips closed. read more

NOVICA
$51.99

Natural fibers from the maguey plant lend their rich textures to this beautiful green handbag. Woven by hand, it features an inner... zipper pocket and a zipper closure. Chorti Women Artisans crochet matching flowers to adorn the novel shoulder bag. read more

NOVICA
$49.99

Ruffled leaves cluster on a dark brown shoulder bag. Embroidered by hand, they exemplify Jakkarin Yakhet's expertise. He crafts a ...generous cotton sling handbag and adds an inner pocket that zips closed. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Known as the flor de pascua in Guatemala, a poinsettia adorns this lovely shoulder bag. Chorti Women Artisans crochet the bright b...lossom by hand to adorn the handbag's flap. Woven by hand, it features an inner zipper pocket. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, the fabric for this generous tote takes its colors from natural dyes. The women of To'ooneel Ix...oq craft a fully lined shoulder bag with a convenient inner zipper pocket. "We've named this design Siembra de Caf (planting coffee) because these are the colors you'll see green trees that provide shade to the earth," they say. read more

NOVICA
$79.99

Woven by hand on a traditional loom, this beautiful tote features cheerful stripes in dazzling colors. Women from Aj Quen create t...he beautiful tote bag, adding an outer pocket that zips closed. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Peaceful shades of green celebrate Guatemala's verdant meadows and mountain forests. A creation of women from Aj Quen, this beauti...ful handbag is crafted of handloomed cotton. The versatile tote is fully lined and features two inner pockets, one for a cell phone. read more

NOVICA
$62.49

Working on a traditional loom, women from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group transform cool cotton into colorful fabric. It becomes ...a cheerful tote in their talented hands. Zigzag motifs mingle with stripes of green, yellow, lilac, pink and turquoise. With trim in blue and turquoise, the bag features an inner pocket with a zipper. The contrasting lining is solid black. read more

NOVICA
$41.99

The autumn wind rustles through Solola, whispering of autumn in Guatemala. A creation of women from Aj Quen, this beautiful handba...g is crafted of handloomed cotton. Shades of terracotta, beige, brown and olive crown a base of dark cherry wine. Fully lined, the purse features an inner pocket that zips closed. A drawstring with palo blanco wood beads complements the magnetic press button closure. read more

NOVICA
$41.49

Stylish and versatile, this shoulder bag from Ruchira is designed for today's women. It is sewn of cotton featuring ornate paisley...s dancing in jade and emerald green under a fringe. The lined interior features an open pocket while the bag itself closes with a coconut shell button. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Designed by Kathryn Maresca, this beautiful handbag showcases the fascination of handloomed cotton. Women from the Cojolya Associa...tion create the fabric on a backstrap loom. This versatile bag can be used as either a shoulder bag or a clutch, because the strap is attached on only one side. Bold stripes in black, white and gray find a complement in the black strap and lining. To use as a shoulder bag, just attach the other end of the strap to the loop inside the bag. To use as a clutch, just tuck the strap out of sight inside the small interior pocket. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, the fabric for this generous tote takes its colors from natural dyes. The women of To'ooneel Ix...oq craft a fully lined shoulder bag with a convenient inner zipper pocket. "We've named this design Alegr a de la cosecha (harvest joy) when we go out to receive what we've diligently cared for with such love," they say. "This is a day of happiness, of much work and sharing." read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, the fabric for this generous tote takes its colors from natural dyes. The women of To'ooneel Ix...oq craft a fully lined shoulder bag with a convenient inner zipper pocket. "We've named this design Caf Arom tico (planting coffee) because we use coffee beans to tint the threads. The color reminds us of the fragrant coffee we share with family and friends," they say. read more

NOVICA
$54.49

Deep wine combines with the natural tones of virgin wool. Alberto Ruiz Garc a weaves a beautiful shoulder bag. Known in Mexico as ...a morral, such bags are useful totes for men and women. Because each bag is individually woven, measurements could vary +/- 2 inches (5 cm). read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Like paths through the sky, bands of blue appear in handwoven maguey fiber. By Chorti Women Artisans, this charming shoulder bag f...eatures a pocket beneath the flap and an inner pocket that zips closed. read more

NOVICA
$59.99

Beautifully woven on a backstrap loom, natural cotton becomes a generous tote. The warm mustard yellow is derived from Spanish tar...ragon leaves. Fully lined, the large, roomy handbag features two inner pockets, one with a zipper. The purse is the handiwork of the Community Association of Tzutujil Women. read more

NOVICA
$67.99

Crafted from handloomed cotton, this handsome handbag boasts a brown suede shoulder strap. Women Weavers of Tecpan reinforce the p...urse with brass rivets and add an inner pocket that zips closed. "This was one of our first designs and one of the most popular," the artisans say. read more

NOVICA
$56.99

Cheerful shades of green evoke green apples. A creation of women from Aj Quen, this beautiful handbag is crafted of handloomed cot...ton. The versatile tote is fully lined and features two inner pockets, one for a cell phone. read more

NOVICA
$47.99

Cheerful shades of green evoke pine trees that sigh in the wind. A creation of women from Aj Quen, this beautiful handbag is craft...ed of handloomed cotton. The versatile tote is fully lined and features two inner pockets, one for a cell phone. read more

NOVICA
$69.99

Exalting the textile expertise of Thailand's Hmong hill tribe, Simone Buys designs a beautiful bohemian handbag. The batik motifs ...are stamped by hand on cotton; the men make the batik stamps that are used by the women. Crocheted by hand, an open hemp net crowns the shoulder bag, which features three inner pockets, one with a zipper. Brass coins emulate Chinese antiques to adorn the ties that close it. read more

NOVICA
$66.49

Working on a traditional loom, women from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group transform cool cotton into colorful fabric. It becomes ...a cheerful tote in their talented hands. Traditional geometric motifs mingle with stripes on green, yellow, lilac, pink and turquoise. Fully lined in black, the bag features two inner pockets, one with a zipper. read more

NOVICA
$58.99

Working on a traditional loom, women from the Yama Aj Chixot Artisan Group transform cool cotton into colorful fabric. It becomes ...a cheerful tote in their talented hands. Traditional geometric motifs mingle with stripes on green, yellow, lilac, pink and turquoise. With trim in pale cocoa brown, the bag features two inner pockets, one with a zipper. read more

NOVICA
$73.49

Natural fibers from the maguey plant lend their rich textures to this beautiful handbag. Woven by hand, it features two inner comp...artments with a zipper pocket in each. Chorti Women Artisans crochet matching roses to adorn the novel shoulder bag. read more

NOVICA
$64.49

Natural fibers from the maguey plant lend their rich textures to this beautiful handbag. Woven by hand, it features two inner comp...artments with a zipper pocket in each. Chorti Women Artisans crochet matching roses to adorn the novel shoulder bag. read more

NOVICA
$64.99

Guatemala's Life and Hope Women's Association preserves Maya weaving traditions with this festive fuchsia tote bag. Orange, yellow..., purple, cream and grey parallel lines add visual context. The bag's cotton fabric is woven on a back strap loom and features an external zip pocket. There is a slit pocket in the black polyester-lined interior. read more

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$64.99

Guatemala's Life and Hope Women's Association preserves Maya weaving traditions with this fiery red tote bag. Green, blue, black, ...white, lilac, yellow and white parallel lines add visual context. The bag's cotton fabric is woven on a back strap loom and features an external zip pocket. There is a slit pocket in the black polyester-lined interior. read more

NOVICA
$31.99

Radiant in red, this shoulder bag's florid motifs originate from the textile art of the Lahu hill tribe. Lahu women have improved ...their weaving skills on back straps and on foot looms - their work is distinguished by having the pattern solely appear on one side of the cloth. Finished with braided tassels, the bag features a zipper closure. 100% cotton. read more

NOVICA
$79.99

Santa Ana Cooperative in Guatemala creates this new collection of handbags allowing the women weavers to offer work to more women ...in their community. They weave the striped cotton fabric on a pedal loom. In ivory and mint green, the clutch's top half is crafted of dark brown leather. It shapes the handle as it folds into the flap. There's a convenient pocket in the beige cotton interior. read more

NOVICA
$47.99

Woven by hand on a traditional handloom, this beautiful tote features a honeycomb pattern in shades of orange. Women from Aj Quen ...create the beautiful bag, adding handles that are woven on a backstrap loom. read more

NOVICA
$79.99

Santa Ana Cooperative in Guatemala creates this new collection of handbags allowing the women weavers to offer work to more women ...in their community. They weave the striped cotton fabric on a pedal loom in ivory and coral. The clutch's top half is crafted of dark brown leather. It shapes the handle as it folds into the flap. There's a convenient pocket in the beige cotton interior. read more

NOVICA
$79.99

Santa Ana Cooperative in Guatemala creates this new collection of handbags allowing the women weavers to offer work to more women ...in their community. They weave the striped cotton fabric on a pedal loom in yellow, orange, fuchsia, blue, purple, and green. The clutch's top half is crafted of dark brown leather. It shapes the handle as it folds into the flap. There's a convenient pocket in the beige cotton interior. read more

NOVICA
$49.99

Woven on a traditional back strap loom, this cotton clutch from Life and Hope Women's Association is filled with the uniqueness of... Guatemala's Maya textile legacy. Wide bands of indigo blue run parallel to white and black in a bag with a solid black interior and a pocket. read more

NOVICA
$49.99

Woven on a traditional back strap loom, this cotton envelope clutch from Life and Hope Women's Association is filled with the uniq...ueness of Guatemala's Maya textile legacy. Wide bands of black run parallel to white and the bag's solid black interior includes a pocket. read more

NOVICA
$44.99

"The warm colors on this clutch are inspired by the ones we're always seeing in the Guatemalan highlands," Life and Hope Women's A...ssociation says as they explain the connection they feel with their Maya ancestors when they weave. Working on a pedal loom, they weave the cotton fabric in red, orange, pink and peach, with jaspe patterns in black and white. The black polyester-lined interior includes a pocket. read more

NOVICA
$49.99

Woven on a traditional back strap loom, this cotton clutch from Life and Hope Women's Association is filled with the uniqueness of... Guatemala's Maya textile legacy. Wide bands of red run parallel to white and black and the bag's solid black interior includes a pocket. read more

NOVICA
$49.99

Woven on a traditional back strap loom, this cotton envelope clutch from Life and Hope Women's Association is filled with the uniq...ueness of Guatemala's Maya textile legacy. Wide bands of white run parallel to black and the bag's solid black interior includes a pocket. read more

NOVICA
$47.99

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, grey cotton trims a chic women's shoulder bag. Diamonds adorn the bag's sky blue body. Members ...of the Weaving Heart Women's Group create this beautiful handbag, which is lined in grey. read more

NOVICA
$79.99

Warm colors and intricate geometry reveal the beauty of Guatemala's textile legacy, preserved through time by proud women who teac...h their daughters how to weave on the back strap loom. This admirable shoulder bag from Cotzal Artisan Cooperative is woven by women of Ixil origin working at home. In pink, orange, red, yellow, maroon and fuchsia stripes, the cotton bag includes birds seemingly camouflaged within elaborate patterns in green, blue, red, and white. The birds represent the harmony between flora and fauna. The maroon cotton interior includes one zipper pocket. read more

NOVICA
$69.99

The intense colors of this shoulder bag are fascinating as women from the Ixil Maya community share their historic textiles throug...h the Cotzal Artisan Cooperative. They deftly weave this cotton shoulder bag on the back strap loom creating bands of beige, terracotta, green, magenta, and blue. The images on the front reveal beliefs held by their Maya ancestors, such as the milpa (corn), symbolizing the beauty of our natural environment. The bird with outstretched wings is known as Tzichin, and is believed to attract riches. The maroon cotton interior includes one zipper pocket. read more

NOVICA
$69.99

The intense colors of this shoulder bag are fascinating as women from the Ixil Maya community share their historic textiles throug...h the Cotzal Artisan Cooperative. They deftly weave this cotton shoulder bag on the back strap loom creating stripes of red, orange, terrracotta, green, grey, aqua, beige, brown, and blue. The images on the front reveal beliefs held by their Maya ancestors, such as the milpa (corn), symbolizing the beauty of our natural environment and the deer, symbolizing freedom as well as the forests. The brown cotton interior includes one zipper pocket. read more

NOVICA
$79.99

Carefully woven on a backstrap loom, ivory and brown vertical stripes form an even pattern across this hand crafted shoulder bag. ...Women from the Cojolya Association along the shores of Lake Atitl n in Guatemala design this tote with wide straps for comfort. This shoulder bag features a clay bead and loop closure along with an extra brown pouch. read more

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$79.99

Women from the Ixil Maya community in Guatemala are proud to share their weaving legacy through the Cotzal Artisan Cooperative. Wo...rking on the back strap loom, they weave this light and dark green cotton shoulder bag with yellow, beige, blue, orange, pink and red figures. An exterior zipper pocket on the back keeps keys and cell phone handy. The images on the front represent the beliefs held by the ancient Maya, including the deer, which represents freedom as well as the forests. The milpa (corn) symbolizes the beauty of our natural environment; and the bird with outstretched wings, known as Tzichin, is believed to attract riches. The moss green cotton interior includes one zipper pocket. read more

NOVICA
$25.99

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, grey cotton becomes a chic women's clutch. Zigzags and diamonds adorn the sky blue flap. Member...s of the Weaving Heart Women's Group create a versatile handbag lined in grey. read more

NOVICA
$34.99

Ghanaian kente motifs in saffron, light red, lime, and cool white are featured on the surface of this clutch handbag, crafted from... 100% cotton. The designs are by artisan Hannah Dodoo, who trains other women in her community in order to help them rise above unemployment. The clutch opens with a velcro flap and a zipper to reveal a nylon lining in black. read more

NOVICA
$39.99

A group of fifty women known as the Association of Chajul Women Weavers comes together in Guatemala to craft bags such as this col...orful unisex shoulder bag. Woven from 100% cotton, this bag features a brown cotton lining and two open external pockets. read more

NOVICA
$74.99

A group of fifty craftswomen known as the Association of Chajul Women Weavers come together in Guatemala to create beautiful woven... bags such as this colorful tote handbag. The multicolored bag is made from 100% cotton with a blue cotton lining and nickel-plated brass rings attached to the braided strap. "With a cheerful combination of colors," the artisans say, "we want to inspire happiness in our clients." read more

NOVICA
$69.99

A group of fifty craftswomen known as the Association of Chajul Women Weavers come together in Guatemala to create beautiful woven... bags such as this colorful tote handbag. Woven from 100% cotton, the bag has a purple cotton lining and nickel-plated brass rings attached to the braided strap. "With a cheerful combination of colors," the artisans say, "we want to inspire happiness in our clients." read more