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Mi Artesano | Woven Handmade Products

MI ARTESANO - SOCIAL PURPOSE BOUTIQUE

Mi Artesano started as a way to display San Jacinto municipality handicrafts to the world.

The origin of these bags is San Jacinto, Bolivar, a small village located 81 km south of Cartagena, Colombia. This village is famous for their artisans who have worked for generations in their art, the elderly passing their knowledge and techniques to their relatives.

However, San Jacinto has a dark history: this village was affected and damaged by armed conflict almost two decades ago. During this time, there was a lot of pain and death; most of them were forced to escape to big cities to seek for a better life for their families.

Nowadays, San Jacinto is living in peace and learning how to rise again, but the wounds remain. There are not enough jobs available in the region and the government help isn’t enough to help San Jacinto. Artisans are still trying to figure out how to improve their lives while sharing their art and tradition with the world, but they struggle to do so.

What if I tell you there is a way to help these artisans to have a better life from your home? The idea of Mi Artesano aroused as a way to aid the artisans of this village to share their craft while creating sustainable jobs, which is why each product you buy helps directly San Jacinto’s artisans. This online boutique sells woven crafts with international shipping, allowing anyone in the world that desires to cooperate with this cause and promote the craft of San Jacinto to do so.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Our greatest satisfaction is to see how we’re helping a community to believe in hope again after a conflict that wounded them for more than a decade.

J. Alejandro Coronado β€’ FOUNDER

Meet the Artisans

We only work with the best! Quality is our last name!

Read our clients Feedback

This what our clients thinks about our products!

"I really loved my bag! It is divine, very professional and has some very good finishes, it took only 4 days to arrive 😍😍😍 The customer service is great! Thanks Mi Artesano"
Laura Alejandra, California
"I would like to compliment the seriousness and quality of the work done by artisans of San jacinto. We are very happy with the bags that have been delivered in France."
Dominique Sprauer, France
"Excellent service, delivery in less than a week! And happy to support the artisans of my beautiful Colombia"
Durby Higuita, Canada

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