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Ema Raffia Bag

Ema Raffia Bag

Regular price $36.99
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Simple and earthy, accented with a gentle raffia fringe and a large seed button, our Ema Raffia Bag is bound to win you over. With a roomy interior and a fully zipped top to keep all of your items in place, our shoulder bag is a true example of eco-friendly, minimalist style.

  • Raffia, cotton, and seed
  • Shoulder bag design
  • Fully lined
  • Zip closure
  • 2 interior pockets
  • 14" W x 11" H x 4" D (35.6 x 27.9 x 10.2 cm)
  • 34" L (86.4 cm) strap
  • 8" L (20.3 cm) inner zip compartment
  • Handmade in and fairly traded from Cameroon

Artisan Information


Priscilla Njankou, designer and founder of Ma'mitons, is playing at the top of her game and as a result her fair-trade, sustainable raffia bags look smashing!

Priscilla's story is a bit of a fairy tale: she was born a Cameroonian princess in the village of Bangoulap and was given the nickname "Ma'mitons" in honor of her great-grandmother. After graduating from the University of Maryland, Priscilla looked for an idea that would, she says, "connect my culture to the rest of the world while preserving our planet Earth; by using natural resources and the know-how of artisans from Cameroon."

That is where the fairy tale ended, and her dreams came true. Her love of fashion and her understanding of the importance of raffia in central Africa add up to a successful and unique business venture featuring alluring purses, clutches, handbags, and beach totes in lightweight, durable, environmentally-friendly materials with fun, fresh touches. The best part is that the artisans who harvest, dye, weave, and sew the materials into bright, cheery designs are fairly paid, which enables them to improve their family's economic status. 

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If you are not 100% satisfied with this product, you may return it for exchange or refund within 90 days of purchase, subject to some restrictions. Please review our full Returns & Exchanges information.

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