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Mochila - Celestial Stars Amidst Oceanic Waves

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$68.00 USD

Made With Premium Colombian Cotton

Authentic Wayuu Crafstmanship

Vibrant & Unique Wayuu Motifs

Spacious & Lightweight

Ethical & Fairtrade

Durable & Long Lasting

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Each Mochila bag is a one-of-a-kind. If you see one you like, make sure to grab yours before it's sold out.
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Perfect Gift

Handcrafted Wayuu Mochila Shoulder Bag with Crochet & Weave Techniques.

If you're longing for a taste of vibrant culture, a piece of ethical fashion, or a way to empower marginalized communities — our Mochila Wayuu bags are for you!

💜 Ethically crafted with love and care
👐 Handmade by skilled Wayuu artisans
✨ Empowers and uplifts indigenous women
🌱 Sustainable and Helps preserve ancient Wayuu traditions (~forever)

Materials & Care

100% Colombian Cotton thread

Hand wash or machine wash if no pearls on the Mochila, no tumble dry and low rpm cold wash.

*Please note as all Mochila bags are handmade, patterns & colours may vary*

Shipping & Returns

You can expect your parcel within 2-8 business days from when you placed your order. Shipped locally in Brisbane, Australia.

Free returns within 30 days.

Dimensions

CROSSBODY / SHOULDER BAGS:
Large: H: 30 cm, W: 25 cm, Strap: 100-110 cm
Medium: H: 22 cm, W: 17 cm, Strap: 100-110 cm
Small: H: 16 cm, W: 15 cm, Strap: 100-110 cm

TOTE MOCHILA BAGS:
Large: H: 30 cm, W: 25 cm, Strap: 58 cm
Medium: H: 22 cm, W: 17 cm, Strap: 45 cm
Small: H: 16 cm, W: 15 cm, Strap: 41 cm

BEACH MOCHILA BAGS:
XL: H: 47 cm, W: 33 cm, Strap: 67 cm

HANDBAGS:
Unique Size: H: 15 cm, W: 25 cm, Strap: 150 cm

Handmade bags are unique, so dimensions may vary by -/+ 1-5cm. Height is measured from top to bottom and width from one side of the strap to the other. After use the strap will get longer by 3-6cm.

FAQ

What material is the bags made of?

Our Mochila bags are made with premium Colombian cotton.

Where are Mochila bags made?

Our bags are handcrafted in Colombia by the skilled Wayuu artisans. We collaborate with some of the finest craftsmen in the region to bring you these exquisite and high-quality bags.

Can I machine wash my bag?

You can machine wash your Mochila bag if it doesn't have pearls. Use a gentle, cold wash cycle with a low spin speed and avoid tumble drying.

How long does shipping take?

All orders are shipped from Brisbane, QLD and you can expect your order to arrive between 2-8 days.

Can I return my bag if it doesn't suit me?

Yes, we provide a 30-day free return policy for all our products. If you'd like to return your purchase, please contact our customer support team at support@mochila.au, and they will assist you with the return process for a refund.

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See what happy Mochila customers have to say

I recently bought two Mochilas bags with my classmates as gifts to two lovely teachers. We didn't believe it when we saw their excited faces. they loved them.
— Karen Tatiana
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wayuu tribe kids

We work for these smiles.

Help us give back with every purchase

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Australia Wide
You can expect your parcel within 2-8 business days from when you placed your order. Shipped locally in Brisbane, Australia.
Only the finest craftsmanship
At Mochila, we take pride in handpicking the best artisans who pour their heart and soul into creating each bag. This ensures every Mochila product offers enduring quality and timeless elegance.
30-day free
returns
No-hassle returns for all Australian orders: It's part of Mochila's commitment to 100% customer satisfaction (because we truly care!).

Size Comparison

H: 30cm, W: 25cm, Strap: 100-110cm
H: 22cm, W: 17cm, Strap: 100-110cm
H: 16cm, W: 15cm, Strap: 100-110cm

Crossbody/Shoulder Bags

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H: 30cm, W: 25cm, Strap: 58cm
H: 22cm, W: 17cm, Strap: 45cm
H: 16cm, W: 15cm, Strap: 41cm

Tote Mochila Bags

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H: 47cm, W: 33cm, Strap: 67 cm

Beach Mochila Bags

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H: 15cm, W: 25cm, Strap: 150cm

Handbags

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Handmade bags are unique, so dimensions may vary by -/+ 1-5cm. Height is measured from top to bottom and width from one side of the strap to the other. After use the strap will get longer by 3-6cm.

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Mochila bags are more than just a beautiful fashion accessory

They are a testament to the craftsmanship and cultural heritage of the Wayuu people, an indigenous community in Colombia.

When you purchase a Wayuu bag, you support the artisans who spend weeks or even months creating these intricate and vibrant designs, using techniques passed down through generations.

Buying a Wayuu bag is more than a fashion statement; it's a way of supporting and celebrating a rich cultural legacy.

Customer Reviews

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Julz (Brisbane, AU)
gorgeous little clutch

this was my christmas present to me :) the colours are even more vibrant than the pics if possible. Love love love it. lets see what I can purchase in the new year lol

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Andrea Zuccarato (Adelaide, AU)
Colombian GF

My GF is from Colombia and she absolutely loves this gift, reminding her of home. I am so happy to have given her such a beautiful high quality product.

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Chels T (Brisbane, AU)
So cute!

I bought this bag for a friend, she absolutely loved it! So gorgeous!

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Lyndal Tavener (Brisbane, AU)
Cutest bag ever

I always love having unique bags and this bag is one of cutest I’ve seen in a while. Had many compliments already about it. I love the fact that it’s one of a kind. So happy with my purchase and can’t wait to find another one to add to my collection.

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ANNA JONES (Hobart, AU)

Excitement in opening my new bag. It is beautiful, it is roomy and everyone whom sees it, loves it.

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Sha (Melbourne, AU)
Magnificent

I absolutely love my new Mochila bag. It’s vibrant and beautiful. Excellent quality and my new favourite bag 🌈❤️

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Sharlene Meldrum (Melbourne, AU)
What an amazing bag

I love my bag...the vibrant colours don't dissapoint and the fit is very comfortable. The medium size easily fits glasses, wallet, phone and then some. Just perfect. I'll be sure to add to my collection.

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kazzzza (Sydney, AU)
Mochila bags

I love these bags. The colours are beautiful. So well made. I love where they come from and their story. I have at least 25 wayuu bags and counting. I do have a little problem with still wanting more

We're over the moon to hear again from you that you're pleased with your Mochila Bag! Thank you for sharing your experience and for choosing us. Your happiness is our ultimate goal!

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Roz (Cairns, AU)
Intriguing & different.

I absolutely love my beautiful handmade Mochila bag.
Get compliments every time I use it.

A big thank you for your positive review! We're delighted that our Mochila has met your expectations. Your satisfaction is what motivates us to keep delivering quality handmade bags.

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kazzzza (Sydney, AU)
Wayuu bags

Love these mochila bags I have a large collection. All different colours. Never disappointed. So well made and the perfect fit.

Hi Karen thank you for sharing your experience! We're ecstatic to hear that our Mochila Wayuu Bag has added a touch of joy to your life.

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Lisa Jones (Brisbane, AU)

Absolutely love my new bags they are really beautiful. And the service was outstanding. They were sent in a beautiful box that makes you feel special. Thank you so much

Hi Lisa your feedback is invaluable to us! We're so glad you're enjoying your Mochila, and we appreciate you being a part of our community. Thank you for your support

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margaret hitchins (Brisbane, AU)
My beautiful bag

Absolutely love my new bag. It cheers me up just looking at it.
Thankyou so much

Hi Margaret, it warms our hearts to read your fantastic review! Knowing that our Mochila has found a happy home brings us immense joy. Thank you for your kind words!

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Sandie
Bag is cute

Bought the small Crossbody Bag Mochila White Smoke and Beige. Its a XMAS gift so unable to review it fully. Will have to wait to see what the recipient thinks.

Hi Sandie, thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We hope the recipient of this beautiful Mochila Bag will be delighted with the Christmas surprise. We look forward to hearing their thoughts, and we're here to ensure it brings joy and style. Wishing you and your loved ones a festive and joyous holiday season! ✨

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Monnika (Sydney, AU)
Love it!

I'm obsessed with this beautiful bag 😍 it's definitely great quality and fits everything I need.

Hi Monnika, Big thanks for the love, Enjoy your Mochila.

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Sandie (Brisbane, AU)
LOVE my Tropical Treasures bag

Love my new bag!! Gorgeous pattern and extremely high quality. Is way better than I imagined. Have since ordered another bag for me, and one as Xmas gift for my Mum. Highly impressed.

Wow, your kind words have truly made our day! We are so happy to hear that you've fallen in love with your bag and even decided to spread the Mochila love to your Mum. Thanks a million for supporting us!

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Karen Tatiana Pimienta Caballero (Brisbane, AU)
They were happy

I recently bought two Mochilas bags with my classmates as gifts to two lovely teachers. We didn't believe it when we saw their excited faces. they loved them.

Thank you Karen for supporting us, I hope they enjoy it!

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F.B. (Melbourne, AU)
Beautiful gift

Thank you team at Mochila.au for your amazing collection of Colombian handmade Tribal Mochila bags.
It was a difficult choice to make.
I can’t recommend these bags enough I love my collection and look forward to adding to it! A girl cant have too many bags!
Thanks again your service and patience it made my shopping experience that much nicer.

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Adam Fumez (Brisbane, AU)
So happy

I recently acquired a delightful gift for my girlfriend. The vivacity of the colors paired with the exquisite handmade craftsmanship of these mochilas is truly commendable.

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Ava Thompson (Perth, AU)
WA's new love

Been flaunting it all over WA. The feedback? Everyone's smitten, including me!

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Ruby Thompson
Artistic vibe

Feels like I'm carrying a piece of art. The handcrafted details are a conversation starter in Adelaide's cafes.

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Olivia Wilson (Cumbalum, AU)
Beach day essential!

My beach essentials? Sunscreen, shades, and this fab bag! 🌊

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Sophie Brown (Sydney, AU)
Obsessed!

I can't get over how gorgeous my new bag is. Those colours! 💖

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Charlotte Jones (Brisbane, AU)
A real head-turner!

Every time I step out with my bag in Brisbane, it's a showstopper. And the craftsmanship? Top-notch!

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Olivia Smith (Canberra, AU)
Elegance redefined

It's elegant, chic, and oh-so-classy. Perfect for my Canberra soirées.

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Mia Clark (Ballarat, AU)
Rustic charm

There's a rustic charm to this bag that I adore. Durable yet so stylish. Perfect for my country outings!