CARLOTA

Cempasuchil Mexican Leather Passport Holder

$65

Only 1 piece in stock!

 Mexican Marygolds are native to Mexico. The Nåhuatl name for these flowers is Cempasüchil, or "twenty or many flowers", and they have played a starring role in one of the most Mexican traditions of all, The Day of the Dead. People use these flowers to trace paths for the departed souls, so when they follow their scent and bright colors, they can reach the altars and offerings that honor them. An Aztec legend tells about Xéchitl and Huitzilin, who had been in love since childhood. Every afternoon, they would climb the hills to offer flowers to Tonatiuh, the sun god. One day, a war broke out, and Huitzilin was sent off to fight and defend the Aztec lands, where he perished. Full of grief, Xöchitl begged the god Tonatiuh to release her from her pain and reunite her with her lover. The sun god heard her plea, and shed his rays on her, turning her into a bright yellow flower. A hummingbird landed on this flower, as it opened its petals releasing a heavy scent. It is said that the love of this Aztec couple will live on as long as there are marygolds and hummingbirds adorning the Mexican fields. 

  • Passport holder with print inspired by Cempasúchil, Day of the Dead edition. Orange suede leather interior with card and visa slots. Brand detail stamped on the front. A design that will fill your days with life and color.
  • Care: Clean with a damp white cloth and dermatological quality soap. It is important to keep the bag in its dust container and keep it in a dry place.

Carlota is a Mexican brand specialized in leather handbags which are inspired and decorated with traditional Mexican folkloric motifs. Through Carlota we are able to share these inspirations, thus creating a loving culture that uplifts the homeland with heart through art and its beauty.

Each of our designs are inspired by a specific and representative element of our culture. Our pieces are limited editions and handmade by local artisans of the state of Jalisco. All Carlota bags are made with the best care and dedication.

Domestic Shipping

All orders are shipped within three to five business days using the United States Postal Service. This does not apply to pre-order or custom made items. You should automatically receive a tracking number once your order has been shipped. If you have any questions please e-mail us at info@cadenacollective.com.

International Shipping

We offer international shipping! If you have any questions or concerns please e-mail us at info@cadenacollective.com.

Route Shipping Insurance 

Upon checkout you have the option to purchase shipping insurance through Route. Route offers you "peace of mind" package protection for all of your orders at an affordable price. The cost to you - to fully protect your package in the event that it is lost, damaged, or stolen - is calculated based on the subtotal of the order and the partnership between Route and the merchant 

  • Packages presumed to be lost or stolen
    • Order issues for packages presumed to be lost by the carrier (where the status is not "delivered") must be filed through Route no sooner than 7 days after the scheduled delivery date for United States domestic shipments (20 days for international shipments, including Canada unless a Canadian merchant is shipping within Canada in which case the 7 day domestic shipment timeline applies) and within 30 days from the last checkpoint.
    • Order issues for packages marked "delivered" yet not received are considered by Route as stolen and must be filed 5 days after “delivery date” but no longer than 15 days to ensure it was not misdelivered or easily found around the premises.
  • Route's international timeframe filing period is:
    • Stolen: between 5-15 days from delivery
    • Lost: between 20-30 days from last tracking update
    • Damaged: between 0-15 days from delivery

For more information on how to resolve issues with lost, stole, damaged items and how to resolve issues please visit their site .

Exchange Policy

We have a 15-day exchange policy, which means you have 15 days after receiving your item to request an exchange. 

To be eligible for an exchange, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unworn or unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase. 

To start an exchange, you can contact us at info@cadenacollective.com. If your exchange is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting an exchange will not be accepted. 

You can always contact us for any return question at info@cadenacollective.com.

Please note: all sale items are final.

Damaged Product 

Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective or damaged, please reach out to us within five days. If the item is damaged or defective please send photos to info@cadenacollective.com so we can evaluate and better assist you.

Depending on the type of damage you may be eligible for coverage. If in doubt, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Refunds 

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on any items.

 

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