Abacá / ah-bə-KAH /
People, places & tradition. Telling age-old stories
with a modern aesthetic.
Carefully designed and selected handmade items
and found objects.
We believe every place has a story to tell,
every culture something to offer.
We aim to support communities and preserve
A portion of all proceeds goes to Right Start Foundation,
a non-profit, non-government organization for
underprivileged Filipino children.
Abaca leaves are picked, treated,
sun-dryed, and made into twine
Dye used for coloring abaca twine;
these are individually mixed per
color and by batch. Shades may
Weaving one of our Malinao Backpacks.
This typically takes a day and a half each
Mary learned weaving from her parents.
She is a 3rd generation weaver, along
with her husband
Photos by Geric Cruz