Kiku weaver Nuri Mamani Apasa created this bag to higglight the Inti symbols of sacred light and the sun. Q’ero men use these coca bags (chuspas) to carry their coca, llipta, khuyas, and other sacred items. 11 wide x 8 inches long plus fringe and 36 inch woven strap. 38 x 21 cm. plus fringe and 91 cm woven strap. The entire price of your purchase helps Nuri, her family, and her community to preserve their beautiful culture and build a more stable life through partnership projects with Heart Walk Foundation.
Watch the Journey of your textile. Tribal Store: Supporting Q’ero Culture
Learn how your purchase helps the Q’ero people: Q’ero Life in the Andes: A Partnership.
To learn more about Q’ero weaving and watch them spin and weave, watch this brief video: Weaving in the Q’ero Nation.