This case is the size of a standard US ID card and is handmade with durable palm and vine materials grown, ethically foraged and harvested by Hanunoo-Mangyan people of Mindoro Island in the Philippines. “Ayupit” is the Hanunoo-Mangyan word for coin purse. It has been used as a wallet holding all the essentials card including cash and fits easily in your pocket, purse or bag.
Other applications have been used to store crystals, coins, AirPods, loose leaf herbs such as lavender to reduce anxiety and create more calm in your life. These are to name a few ways this coin purse can help enrich your life, however there are many other applications.
•Smell — sweet earth natural palm leaves // Application can help reduce anxiety from long-term exposure to urban environments and metropolitan areas — for people feeling homesick who are native of warmer tropical homelands.
•Touch — the texture is made from organic material for people who appreciate nature and plants. There is an energetic exchange which happens every time it is felt. You know it is real and maybe the realest thing you touch all day in this time of computers and smartphones. It allows us the opportunity to ground and center into our essence.
•Sight — combination of palm and vines forming hearts all around reminding us of the importance of love as the driving force of existence.
•Sound — The subtle sound the wallet makes when opening and closing from the gentle friction of the dried leaves is soothing and relaxing to the most sensitive ears.
Our product are completely hand-made and free from chemicals.
All materials are ethically foraged and harvested in the indigenous Hanunoo-Mangyan villages of Mindoro Island in the Philippines. “Buri” (palm) and “nito” (vines) are common plants found in forests throughout the Philippines Islands. 10% of all sales goes back towards sustainable development programs in the villages.