Backpack Aire: Wool & Leather 100% Handmade in Guatemala


For all those things worth carrying. Like your favorite objects, personal accessories, or even your souvenirs! A classic backpack that never goes out of style, perfect for work, school or traveling.

This bag is made from hand-dyed, handwoven wool weave which was treated to ensure durability. This small backpack has a full-grain leather base, top handle, and soft adjustable shoulder straps. The bag is lined with 100% cotton, with a padded laptop compartment and ventilated padding for back support. All our bags are lovingly handmade in Guatemala by our team of artisans. 

Our Aire (Air) design represents windmills moved by the pure energy of air creating energy and maintaining life. The design shows a green background with white figures shaped like windmill crosses with some light blue and yellow accents.

Product Details:

  • Dimensions: 12” width x 16” height x 4.5” depth 
  • Hand-dyed, handwoven natural sheep wool
  • Full-grain leather base, top handle, and adjustable straps
  • Cotton lining inside
  • Soft breathable mesh back and shoulder straps
  • Inside padded laptop compartment
  • 100% handmade with love in Guatemala
  • Due to its handmade nature, variations in color and figure placement may occur

Achiote Bags are high-quality, endurable and authentic. Each bag is handwoven and hand-dyed, telling the story of the ancient Mayans. Achiote bags are a stunning example of the ancestral craftsmanship of Guatemalan artisans. 

Through our business, we have garnered a special friendship with Guatemalan artisans living and working in 7 different remote and rural areas of the country. We work with more than 50 artisans who specialize in traditional techniques. As we design and create stunning products from the heart of Central America, we also help to support the livelihoods of our beloved network of artisans. Find out more about us on our 'About Us' page.