The clutches are made by women from The Wayuu tribe. They are located in the northern part of Colombia, close to Venezuela. Girls learn how to weave very early in their lives and the tradition is carried generation to generation. It takes around a day to make one clutch. They are known for their colorful patterns that contrast the colors of the Atlantic coast where they are located. No two Wayuu clutches are exactly the same. By purchasing this item, you are supporting the women of the Wayuu tribe and will own a truly unique piece.