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Yabal Handicrafts

7a. Calle 13-29a | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
+502 7761 7760
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Gifts your friends and family will really want!

The beautiful hand-woven gifts at Yabal are just perfect for bringing home for gifts! I didn't... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
kellie m
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bothell, wa
Every time I walk in to the store, I have to buy something!!

All the designs are unique and beautiful and the quality is excellent. If you are looking for a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Madelyn_Mandarina
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Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
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Y'abal Handicrafts offers high quality artisanally made bags, purses, scarves, home accessories, stuffed animals, and more. We are a Fair Trade social enterprise that supports two cooperatives of indigenous women weavers through the sale of their textiles. Our products are a mix of contemporary and traditional Mayan design. All profits are re-invested in social programs for rural communities.
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22 Jul 2016
“Gifts your friends and family will really want!”
19 Jul 2016
“Every time I walk in to the store, I have to buy something!!”
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7a. Calle 13-29a | Zona 1, Quetzaltenango 09001, Guatemala
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

The beautiful hand-woven gifts at Yabal are just perfect for bringing home for gifts! I didn't want chimbo tourist things and was able to get women's, men's and children's gifts for my entire family there. Beautiful designs and I love the fact that I am...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

All the designs are unique and beautiful and the quality is excellent. If you are looking for a gift this is the place to go! I bought a backpack for me and I was so happy with it, that I had to go back and...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I cannot imagine going to Xela and not stopping by Y'abal. The products are beautifully hand woven. If you are a lover of textiles, you won't be disappointed with the products at Y'abal. It's also one of the few cooperatives that include wearable products for...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you're looking to buy gifts to bring home, look no further. Y'abal has beautiful, artisanal, hand-made textiles that are hand-crafted into all types of bags, scarves, toys, wallets and accessaries that your friends and family at home will love. They've got options for both...More

1  Thank Max C
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Yabal is a cooperative of Mayan women who make unique handcrafted items that are both beautiful and functional, They support their families with art techniques that date back more than a thousand years. The store was well laid out and stocked The manager, Allison Havens,...More

2  Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Y'abal is the perfect shop to find authentic, beautiful, and completely handmade Guatemalan textiles. Prices are affordable, and you know that your money is being used for great causes. Great place for tourists to find gifts for loved ones back home, and of course souvenirs...More

3  Thank alisonstacken
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Y'abal is a great place to find beautiful hand woven products. The scarves are my favorite and the unique stuffed animals are great gifts for kids of all ages. The nice thing about Y’abal is that they also have men’s products that can sometimes be...More

2  Thank Jenny Juanita D
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

With beautiful hand woven goods on the shelves and art on the walls, this is a lovely place to stop and breathe in goodness and beauty. Making Y'abal's products provides livelihoods for 50 women and their families. I especially like the bow ties. I was...More

1  Thank Charlie H
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Style meets tradition in the wonderfully balanced handicrafts at Yabal. I regret not having bought. I thought I'd make it back. Prices are reasonable. The feel is playful and smart. The service was attentive yet relaxed. I wish I could order online and ship it....More

1  Thank Hector C
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