Our Story

Baníg Collection is founded by two sisters-in-law, April & Fran. We are proud to collaborate and help Filipino weavers by promoting handmade and sustainable items outside Philippines. We hope you love our collection as much as we do. 🤎

Our Inspiration

As the business name suggests, April & Fran fell in love with the “Banig” material and fascinated on how much it has evolved from being a sleeping mat to hand bags, back packs and laptop sleeve. The creativity of the artisans are just unimaginable, and such creativity combined with the sustainability and durability of the …

Our Raw Materials

Our eco-friendly products are crafted from durable and sustainable raw materials from Ticog, Abaca, Raffia and Pandan. The grass is harvested from the fields, then sun-dried, sorted out according to length, dyed, pressed and flatted, woven and embroidered, crafted and sewed, blow torched and finally, polished or lacquered. Depending on the skills and time of …

Our Collections

The Bag Collection Our handwoven bags are handmade from natural materials, 100% made and embroidered from grass/fibers and were dyed to different colors before it is woven into a bag. Any slight variation from one product to another in terms of color, texture and pattern are naturally resulting from differing grass strands and from the …

Each product is unique

Our bags & mats are handmade from natural, locally-sourced materials from the Philippines & are made individually. No two pieces are exactly the same. There might be slight variation in color, pattern and material texture on each bag/mat. These are not flaws but result from differing grass strands and from the artistic hands of the …