These handmade silky rayon bow ties are the perfect touch for the groom, groomsmen, father of the bride or anyone who wants to look great and give back while doing so.
Colors: The bow ties come in Blue, Green, Black, Navy, Sky, Olive, and Pink, and are made with an elastic band to fit a variety of neck sizes.
Order Time: With shipping, please allow 3 weeks for delivery from when the bow ties are ordered. .
Shipping: US shipping is through FedEx, USPS, or other tracked methods ($9.99 for up to 15 ties). For international shipments we usually use DHL Express. Please inquire for international shipping times and costs.
Returns: Returns for in-stock ties must be made within 7 days of receipt with the tie in unworn condition. We cannot accept returns or exchanges of ties not in stock.
The soft rayon fabrics used to make the ties and bow-ties are artisanally hand-woven by a cooperative of 35 indigenous women in the rural highlands of Guatemala.
Back-strap loom weaving is a centuries-old traditional Mayan art form that these women have perfected and innovated to create contemporary designs that also preserve their ancestral traditions.
Most of the women weavers are mothers and depend on the sale of their products to feed their children and provide them with an education. Proceeds from each purchase are used to support women's empowerment projects in Guatemala such as educational scholarships, micro-credits, and business skills trainings.