This beautiful 100% cotton jewellery pouch is hand embroidered with blue and green floral motifs which incorporates elements of abhala mirror work, it closes with a drawstring and is fully lined. The outside fabric is hand woven cotton and the lining is market bought. Each pouch takes one whole day to embroider. The embroidery techniques used are over a thousand years old, they are based on the practises of the Kathiawadi desert nomads and are being kept alive by the Gujarati artisans of St Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra, one of our fair trade partners in India.
Hand wash with cold water.
St Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra
The traditional Kathiawadi style of embroidery and mirror work is preserved through St Mary’s work with talented traditional artisans in the west Indian city of Ahmedabad. Women from all religious beliefs unite within this group to collaborate on the creation of high quality work, bringing about economic independence and learning leadership skills.Read more
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