Bag
Your cart is currently empty
Back to Inspired Gifts

100% Cotton Teal Green Striped Tablet Sleeve from Indonesia, 'Lurik Guardian Teal''

Product ID: U38856

Curate

100% Cotton Teal Green Striped Tablet Sleeve from Indonesia, 'Lurik Guardian Teal''

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Learn More

Available in 2 to 8 weeks. Learn More

Details

The Lawe Lurik Community of Indonesia presents this stylish and functional tablet sleeve. The sleeve is made from 100% teal and blue cotton and includes a cotton lining with a zippered closure.

Made in Indonesia

  • 100% cotton, cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • 0.11 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • Sleeve: 22 cm H x 33 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Sleeve: 8.75" H x 13" W x 0.6" D
View in metric units View in US/English units

Product Reviews By Customers

(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)

Quantity

Triple 'Win' Pricing

Lawe Lurik Community

Meet the Artist

Artfully crafted by Lawe Lurik Community from Indonesia.

 

Meet the Artist

Lawe Lurik Community

Lawe Lurik Community

"The Lawe Luric Community seeks to preserve the hand-weaving traditions of Indonesia and simultaneously empower women, encouraging them to contribute improving their livelihood..."

Lawe Lurik Community was formed by five women — Adinindyah, Westiani Agustin, Rina Anita, Ita Natalia and Paramita... Iswari, people concerned with our cultural heritage, especially our handweaving traditions. They want to transform traditional fabrics into something useful in daily life, so that people will recognize and appreciate our traditional fabrics better than before.

In Javanese, lawe means 'thread' while lurik means 'stripe.' The Lawe Luric Community seeks to preserve the handweaving traditions of Indonesia and simultaneously empower women, encouraging them to contribute improving their livelihood, and be a part of our country's prosperity.

At first we used traditional fabrics from Jogjakarta called lurik, which are mostly dark colored but customers didn't really like it because they thought it wasn't attractive and felt gloomy. We informed the weavers and suggested they try weaving brighter lurik fabrics, but they weren't sure about customers liking it and they were afraid to lose. Then at Lawe Lurik Community, we received an order of approximately 30 meters of lurik fabric in bright shades of yellow, blue, white, green and orange, and that convinced them.

We have some competitors that try to imitate our products at lower prices, but their quality is below our standard. Our commitment is to make good quality bags and accessories with reasonable prices. It takes time to ensure that our designs are unique and different. Some think handwoven fabrics are just the same as mass produced fabrics from factories so we need to explain to them that we continue to use traditional methods, there is no machine work, and this can be reflected in our prices.

We offer women new opportunities to increase their income and thus their bargaining power in their families. We also give opportunities to people with disabilities to intern at Lawe Lurik Community.

The positive response to our work motivates artisans, most of them homemakers, to continue working, thus ensuring their livelihood.

In 2009, we received the Wanita Wirausaha Femina (Women Entrepreneurship Magazine) for third place.

There used to be only one lurik workshop in Jogjakarta that made good quality fabrics, but the earthquake of 2006 severely damaged it, and it seemed that they would not be able to continue their work. Lawe Lurik Community bought all the remaining fabric and transformed it into some useful items that were then sold to raise funds for a program called 'Weaving Hope.' We gave back the profits we received to the weavers, who used it to build temporary shelters for those who lost their homes, as well as to support their daily needs during the recovery process.

Lawe Lurik Community consists of 13 people in management, and we collaborate with more than 30 artisan weavers. We'd like to preserve the handweaving tradition so it doesn't become extinct by designing handbags that showcase the beauty of handwoven lurik. Working with you, we hope to take our products worldwide.

More from this artist

View All

PREVIOUSLY VIEWED

This item qualifies for FREE SHIPPING!

This item ships with a free artist storycard, so you can remember who you impacted today. Customized gift messages are also available with every order.

We want you to be 100% satified with your order, so if you are not completely happy with your item, you can return it within 60 days of receiving it.

Return instructions

We pack, ship, certify and 100% guarantee the quality of this item. Watch this video to see how.

This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Artists love to get backorders. Placing a backorder ensures that the artisan will do their best to create and deliver your item to our local office for shipment.

Although we cannot guarantee availability, we do expect to be able to fill the order within the timeframe indicated. But sometimes life happens - special materials may not be immediately available to the artist, or there might be some other circumstance beyond our control that could delay the shipment.

If for any reason we are unable to ship the item within the timeframe indicated, we will notify you.

In the unlikely even that we are unable to ship the item within the timeframe indicated, we will contact you and provide an updated delivery window.

This item has a special shipping flat fee which means that due to bulk, duties, or other special requirements, the item will be shipped to you via one of our special one-rate services. Shipping is only available to the United States (lower 48 States only).

WOMEN S M L XL XXL
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
BUST 35 - 36 37 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48
WAIST 27 - 28 29 - 30 31 - 33 34 - 36 38 - 40
HIPS 37 - 38 39 - 40 42 - 43 45 - 46 49 - 50
MEN S M L XL XXL
CHEST 36 - 38 39 - 41 42 - 44 46 - 48 50 - 52
WAIST 30 - 32 32 - 34 35 - 37 38 - 41 43 - 45
NECK 14 - 14.5 15 - 15.5 16 - 16.5 17 - 17.5 18 - 18.5
SLEEVE 32.5 33.5 34.5 35.5 36.5
FINDING YOUR SIZE

Take your measurements with the tape measure over your under garments. If your measurements fall between sizes you may prefer the next larger size. Inseam, skirt and dress lengths vary by style and will be listed in the item description. Our sweaters are knit in standard American sizes, however actual measurements vary by style.

BUST / CHEST

Measure around the fullest part of chest under the arms and over the shoulder blades keeping the tape measure level.

WAIST

Measure around the smallest part of the waist keeping the tape measure comfortably loose. Most garments use the low waist measurement noted below.

LOW WAIST

Measure around the body approximately 1.5" below the natural waist (above). This is the area where most pants and skirts actually fit.

HIPS

Standing with your heels together, measure around the fullest part of the body approx 7"-8" below the waist.

NECK

Measure around the base of the neck keeping the tape measure comfortably loose.

SLEEVE

Bend elbow slightly and starting at the center back of the neck, measure across the shoulder, to the elbow and down to the wrist.

INSEAM

Our standard inseam length for women is 32" and 34" for men; however inseam measurements will vary slightly by style.

 

Belts with buckles are measured in inches that correspond to a waist size however, most people do not wear belts on the waist, they wear them closer to the hips. A buckle belt measurement is take from the end of the "pin" of the buckle to the middle hole on the belt. Generally there are 5 holes for size adjustment, with a 1" space between each, so the middle hole will the be average size of the belt.

For at tie belt (no buckle) measure the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This again is the medium size of the belt.

For a soft fabric tie belt it can be called "1 size fits most" and the entire length of the belt should be measured and listed.

See buckle/tie belt size standards below.

WOMEN S M L XL  
4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22
inches 26 - 30 28 - 32 31 - 35 34 - 38 38 - 42
cm 76 - 86 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

MEN S M L XL XXL
inches 30 - 34 32 - 36 35 - 39 39 - 43 43 - 47
cm 81.5 - 91.5 86.5 - 96.5 91.5 - 101.5 96.5 - 106.5 109 - 119

+/- tolerance: 0.5 inches or 1.25 cm

Sash tie length

Lay sash/tie out flat away from the garment and measure from end to end.

Belt with buckle

Measure from the end of the pin of the buckle (where it touches the buckle) to the middle hole.

Belt without buckle

Measure from the belt portion end to end and half of the tie portion. This is will give you the medium size of the belt.

Download our printable ring sizing chart to find the perfect fit!

DOWNLOAD

We refer to these items as "discounted wholesale". Such items carry a deeper wholesale discount than other items, and have greater potential to provide your business with healthier resale margins.

Premium gift wrapping

Turn your gift-giving into an art form with our new premium gift wrapping service!

Delivering a beautiful handmade treasure, wrapped by hand in exquisite packaging will make your gifts truly unforgettable.

Above all, it's EASY! Just select the premium gift wrapping option during checkout and we do the rest. No more last minute worries about presentation - your gifts will be the best dressed every time!

Most premium gift wrap is only $3.95 - $5.95 per item.

Select your gift wrap option during checkout

Select your gift wrap option during checkout

Go premium for jewelry gifts!

Go premium for jewelry gifts!

Triple 'Win' Pricing

UNICEF Market offers triple win pricing, where YOU the consumer, Children from around the world, and Artisans all benefit.

WIN # 1 You Save!

Handmade goods from developing nations usually pass through a series of intermediaries before being purchased by retail consumers. Each of these intermediaries adds cost to the product, and that cost is passed on to the customer. UNICEF USA partnered with NOVICA, who works directly with artists through their regional offices in Asia, Africa and Latin America, allowing purchases from UNICEF Market to go directly from the artisans to fulfilling customer orders. By skipping steps in the traditional supply chain, you can buy high quality items for less than the regular retail prices.

WIN # 2 Children Benefit!

Each item purchased from UNICEF Market will benefit UNICEF's programs that provide lifesaving nutrition, medicine, education, clean water, emergency relief and more to children in need.

You can learn more about UNICEF's work, on About UNICEF.

WIN # 3 Artisans Profit!

UNICEF Market artisans set their own prices and control their own businesses. UNICEF Market offers artisans a free platform to sell their work throughout the United States.

Back to Top