Guatemalan Artisans Are Going After 64,000+ Etsy Products for Copyright Infringement.
Guatemalan Artisans Are Going After 64,000+ Etsy Products for Copyright Infringement. https://ethicalfashionguatemala.com/ is a website owned by Female Mayan Artisans, This is an important fact for the future for Guatemalan Artisans and the Mayan Culture.
Female Mayan Artisans earn more then 80% of the retail selling price of the products sold through this website. In collaboration with DHL World Wide Ethical Fashion Guatemala now provides Global Market Access to Female Mayan Artisans products by providing the Artisans with Global Shipping to over 150 Countries World Wide.
Guatemala Empower Female Mayan Artisans
There are hundreds of Ethical Fashion Brands and Lines of Clothing Companies in Guatemala all making claims of helping Empower Mayan Artisans and Weavers.
Ethical Fashion Guatemala has found through extensive research into these claims found that in most cases Female Mayan Artisans remain under paid for the products they produce. Ethical Fashion Brands continue to pay the Female Mayan Artisans less then 25% of the retail selling price of the products produced by these claimed Ethical Brands.
Guatemalan Artisans Are Going After 64,000+ Etsy Products for Copyright Infringement
Guatemalan Textiles Are Unique.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories, and magic.”
Ethical Fashion Guatemala Textile Co-Operatives follow the Ancient Maya tradition of weaving in which the women had two natural types of cotton to work with, one white and the other light brown, called coruscate, both of which were commonly dyed.
The preparation of cotton for spinning was very burdensome, as it had to be washed and picked clean of seeds. To spin and dye a single ball of yarn can take 14 hour