This gorgeous shawl is hand-woven with by indigenous women weavers in the highlands of Guatemala. Yabal means hope in the K'ichi' Mayan language. It is also the name of the certified Fair Trade cooperative helping women artisans to develop and market their handmade products. Lovely heathered black rayon feels great on your skin in summer or winter. Handmade by Maya artists working in a cooperative of over 50 artisans in the highlands of Guatemala. Yabal means "hope" in the Mayan Quiche language. This group had to relocate after their entire village was destroyed by a hurricane. Support them by purchasing other items from our Yabal Collection.