Santiago Atitlán,  Sololá 
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Cojolya is a registered non-profit and a certified Fair Trade organization dedicated to the conservation of the tradition of the backstrap loom weaving technique as an economically viable source of employment for the women weavers of Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala.


  • Cojolya Tukan Small Shoulder Bag
    The small Tukan shoulder bag featuring an intersecting, brocaded diamond pattern is light, colorful, and the perfect accessory for day to night this fall season. What better way to look good and shop consciously! <br />...

  • Going out and want a bag large enough to hold your phone, wallet, keys, and lipstick but small enough not to be a pain? The Small Shoulder Bag is the charming answer to the prevalent balancing act of practicality and aesthetic, beautiful yet pragmatic. The thick weave in the Tukan Small Shoulder Bag compliments the symmetry of the tricolor brocade. The colors mimic the blackberry plant, or Tukan in the Tz’utujil language, and the accents in upcycled black leather completes the bag.

    6.375”  tall x 8.375” wide at the zipper x 3.5” deep
    47” strap and 6.5” closure flap

  • Cojolya Atitlán Wallet
    Made from an artisan technique of ikat dyeing called jaspé, the Atitlán Wallet's motif mimics the volcanoes that encircle Lake Atitlán. In its variety of colors, this stylish and practical accessory is fit for anyone and any occasion....

  • Who doesn’t need another wallet? With more than 8 card slots, a coin pocket, and two sections for bills, all in recycled leather, the Atitlan Wallet is the perfect gift for anyone.

     Its interior is made with upcycled smooth black leather.  Check out the other colors available online, each one is only 43 USD. 

     4.5" tall x 9" wide x .5" deep when closed

    Fringe is 1.25"

  • Cojolya Tulul Clutch Brocado
    The stylish Tulul Clutch Brocado, featuring a thickly textured brocade, is one of our most popular designs. This stylish everyday bag can be dressed up or down with a neutral color palette that guarantees it will go with all outfits. <br />...

  • The heavy weave is created by using a thick weft in the moment of weaving. The brocade is bold and heavy while the colors balances the energy of the piece. Its shape easily fits your smart phone, keys, and other essentials while a built-in card slot keeps your cash and cards in place. 

     7” tall when closed x 10.25” wide x 1” deep

    13.25” tall when opened

    48” adjustable leather strap

  • Cojolya Throw Algodón
    The Throw Algodon is large and thick, and it is perfect wrapped around your shoulders or draped over the couch. With black and white stripes and a strip of vibrant yellow down the center, it's the perfect centerpiece to any room. <br />...

  • This large throw is made of 100% cotton. It is knotted at the end using traditional techniques from Santiago Atitlan. Size: 70” tall x 27” wide. 
  • Cojolya Atiteca Pillow
    The Atiteca Pillow uses a mix of jaspé, traditional salin techniques, and smooth weaving within a single textile. With classic colors that match any theme, the Atiteca exemplifies the talents of the artisans of Santiago Atitlan.<br />...

  • The Atiteca features a pattern in red, navy, grey, and white. 

    Size: 16" tall x 16" wide

    Note that the pillow is sold without the insert.

    Please remember that our products are handmade by the wonderful artisans of Cojolya. Thus, variations may occur.

  • Cojolya Pájaro Clutch
    This Embroidered Clutch Pájaro is embroidered by hand by master embroiderers who reflect the natural world in their art. In a stunning ultramarine, this is a luxurious clutch for any event. <br />...

  • Santiago Atitlan is many things; it is the seat of the Tz’utujil Kingdom, a nesting home for many birds, and the center of embroidery in Guatemala. 

    The back is finished with an upcycled textured wine-colored leather.

    6.875” tall x 9.25” wide x .5” deep

    4.75” Leather Tassel

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