A beautiful, functional and eco-conscious pouch to keep your daily essentials -- from cash to cosmetics to stationery.
Exterior: Barkcloth (paper mulberry tree bark) in both its original colour (off-white tone) and dyed naturally with llimbi plants (torch ginger tone).
Interior: Non-animal suede fabric lining and handle in black ash color.
Do not get fooled by the material of this pouch, it is sturdy, waterproof and a beauty to bring out!
Handmade in Indonesia
Barkcloth products are made out of ethically-sourced tree barks originated from Bada Valley, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.
The tree barks are harvested in accordance with season, weather and local custom, using the right technique so that it does not harm the environment.
The intricate process-making barkcloth includes sap cleaning, boiling for hours, fermentation in banana leaf-wrap for several days, continuous pounding processes (to embed, stretch, soften, strengthen and spruce the fibers), air-drying, and non-heat ironing by using wood.