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Our hand-woven fair trade tallit is handmade by 8 artisans from the Tzanjuyu group who live in the town of San Juan Comalapa in the central highlands of Guatemala. The artisans of Tzanjuyu are very skilled weavers and sewers.  They've worked together for many years and are always eager to learn new skills.  Located on the shores of Lake Atitlan in San Marcos La Laguna, a group of 50 artisans work together to create the hand-crocheted kippah that comes included in our stunning handmade fair trade tallit set.  MayaWorks artisans craft the hand-woven tallitot and kippot with particular care because they understand how special each tallis and kippah is to the people who purchase them.

Tallit Set 36 Inches

SKU: TS-36
  • Maya artisans in the highlands of Guatemala hand-weave MayaWorks unique fair trade tallit and tallit bag. The handmade tallit are adorned by diamond shapes set against a multi stripe pattern in blue, burgundy or rainbow tones. The diamond pattern is Mayan-inspired and represents the four corners of the universe. For Guatemalans, the diamond shaped stars also represent their country’s many volcanoes. The handmade matching bag measures 13"x10" and hand-crocheted matching kippah is 6 inches in diameter with white and blue or burgundy tones. The rainbow tallit comes with our psychedelic rainbow kippah in random bright designs. The tallit has hand-tied fringe and hand-knotted tzizit. The fair trade tallit measures 22" wide by 72" long. Handmade tallit, tallit bag and kippah are 100% cotton. Please hand wash in cold water and line dry for best cleaning results. MayaWorks’ handmade fair trade tallit is a perfect gift for your special simcha!

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