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. 🤎

Why Banig?

Banig Accessories are all Natural The actual process of creating Banig involves all natural, indigenous materials. The most popular materials used are the Ticog, Buri and Pandan leaves. Woven Banig Accessories are Durable The durable banig feature is evident in the way banig mats, bags and bayong can house many items simultaneously without it getting …

International Women’s Day 2022

Every year, March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is about creating a gender-equal world, celebrating woman’s success and raising awareness against bias. So, we shall celebrate our success no matter how big or small, we earned it.

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 …