This red glasses holder is intricately embroidered with flowers and a bird and has Abhala mirror work, it is padded to protect your glasses and has a handy strap. The embroidery technique is over a thousand years old and is being kept alive by a group of Catholic nuns who started up a sewing and embroidery centrein the 1980’s. Hand made by skilled artisans working with St Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra, a fair trade organisation in India.
Hand wash in cold water.
St Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra
St Mary’s teaches rural women who have migrated to the city of Ahmedabad, in western India, to use their traditional Kathiawadi style of embroidery and mirror work to generate essential income. Women from all religious beliefs unite within this group where education and healthcare are also provided.Read more
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