Preservation of indigenous textile techniques and the natural colours of cotton were the inspiration behind the establishment of Algodones Mayas. The company's brand name, Wayil, means native in the indigenous language, referring to the native origin of the raw materials that are used to craft each piece. More than 300 Guatemalan artisans handspin and handweave Wayil by Algodones Mayas textiles. Eachtextile is handwoven of natural cotton and upcycled denim. Weaving identity.