These beautiful, leather soled, teal felt slippers are handmade in Nepal from New Zealand wool, this pair is a size 45. ACP has been helping to revive felting, a traditional craft in Nepal. Felting is a simple process of bonding wool fibres together using motion and heat and water. The wool is first dyed, with AZO free dyes, then the slippers are felted on a mould and the leather sole is stitched on. Handcrafted by skilled artisans working with Association for Craft Producers (ACP), one of our fair trade partners in Nepal. ACP’s felt producers are women living on the outskirts of the Kathmandu valley.
Association for Craft Producers (ACP)
The artisans of the Association for Craft Producers (ACP) thrive in an environment where they are encouraged to take control of their own destinies. Producing beautifully handcrafted products, these skilled artisans also build their knowledge in design, technical management, marketing, business and social issues.Read more
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