Product code: 27.03.5100
This stunning placemat has been hand woven in Allo, nettle fabric, and finished with a knotted fringe. Allo is a shrub that grows without cultivation all over Nepal and mostly in the hilly and mountainous regions. “Girardinia diversifolia” is it’s scientific name. Nettle fibre is very flexible and it can be used in clothing, bags, mats, floor mats, rope, etc. This fabric is fully bio-degradable. Handmade by skilled artisans in underprivileged communities working with Mahaguthi Craft with a Conscience, one of our fair trade partners in Nepal.
Mahaguthi – Craft with a Conscience
Skilled Nepalese artisans work together at Mahaguthi in a large environmentally friendly production centre where textiles and paper products are designed and hand produced. Mahaguthi also supports entrepreneurial artisan workshops across Kathmandu to strengthen their businesses financially and socially.Read more
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