Vintage Handwoven Mayan Belt - "Faja"


 Discover our handwoven Mayan belts, known as 'Fajas', authentically crafted in Chichicastenango, El Quiche, Guatemala.

These unique accessories are perfect for those who value traditional textile art. Versatile and true to its roots, this sash can be used as a belt, wall hanging, decorative piece, or even for graduation ceremonies. Easily adjusted to desired length by either letting it hang or by tugging the ends inside. 

The beautiful piece features a vibrant row of tropical flowers and geometric designs in soft pastels, all woven by hand on a backstrap loom and then hand-stitched for an exquisite finish. 100% authentic textile art!


  • Vintage, pre-loved
  • 100% Hand-made
  • 89” inches long, 2.5” inches wide 
    • Woven section is 34 inches long
  • This items of clothing has been worn for many years, sometimes by several generations of the same Mayan family, and could show some signs of wear. Sun fading, light soiling, thread pulls and fabric stretching are all possible. These should not be seen as imperfections, rather testaments to the long and varied history of the piece. However, any serious signs of damage such as holes or tears are always noted and photographed.