The Block Island Woven Dog Leash is perfect for the pup parent that loves an artisan twist. Using color and texture of the Mayan weave and designs that are indigenous to Guatemala, this handmade leash is truly unique.
Featuring a multi-colored hand-woven design inspired by Block Island and made with premium nylon webbing and solid brass hardware, this gorgeous leash will stand up to years of wear. Colorfast and machine washable. As with all handmade items, small variations in color or details may occur and reflect the artisanal process taken to create each product.
Handwoven by Mayan women who are supporting their families in an area where there are very few jobs, the income earned is helping to feed, clothe and educate their children. *You can read more about this beautiful community below.
- Handmade Guatemalan cotton weave
- Beautiful vibrant colors
- Nylon webbing lined
- Solid brass hardware
- Hand or machine washable if needed
- Gorgeous wag after wag after wag
4FT(W): 4 ft. L x 1 in. W
6FT(W): 6 ft. L x 1 in. W
Depending on in-store availability, this collar may ship directly from our amazing designer and take slightly longer to arrive.
a tail we could wag creates fun fashion accessories for pets and the people who love them. Founded in 1988, this line’s casual look, quality craftsmanship, brilliant color, and fun spirit is inspired by nature itself and a passion for the great outdoors. Two decades ago, it was a poem by W. H. Auden that really captured the essence of the company and led to their somewhat unusual name: “…in moments of joy, all of us wish we possessed a tail we could wag.”
In partnership with a small group of ethnic Mayan artisans in the highlands of Guatemala, they have created a look and feel that is not only unique but also helps support their small community. They take the color and texture of the hand-woven Mayan crafts, then assemble and finish the products in the U.S. for uncompromising quality and craftsmanship, delivering durable and colorfast products.
The Mayan people of Guatemala suffered great losses during the most recent civil war. Many women were left to raise families on their own in a country already depressed. These artisans had few skills outside of their unique style of weaving that is passed on from generation to generation. A partnership with them creates an opportunity for them to earn an income from their weaving skills while building community development and helping to increase self confidence and hope for themselves, their children, their families and their villages. They are the true heroes and the ones that make this all possible.